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The Flames of Rome: A Documentary Novel

The Flames of Rome: A Documentary Novel

by Paul L. Maier
     
 
The splendor and pagan excesses of Roman society are confronted by the life-changing faith of Christianity in this historically accurate fiction work. Guaranteed fiction!

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The splendor and pagan excesses of Roman society are confronted by the life-changing faith of Christianity in this historically accurate fiction work. Guaranteed fiction!

Editorial Reviews

Moody Magazine
Vivid style and keen insights make this book a delight and a genuine educational experience.
Christian Observer
A spectacular work of history and a sweeping story.
Norman Vincent Peale
A splendid work. . . objective, interesting, and thought provoking.
Los Angeles Times
Different religious persuasions will enjoy this unique book. The approach is reverent and not debunking.
Christian Century
Fact-filled, interesting, and successful. . . splendid research. This book is beautiful.
Redbook
Fascinating. . . brings a new perspective to a story we have known all our lives.
Christian Library Journal
In The Flames of Rome, Paul Maier has accomplished a tremendously challenging project, and he has done so with wonderful clarity and accuracy.
New York Times Book Review
The author is at home in the vast literature of his subject.
Christian Herald
Tremendously worthwhile. . . intensely enlightening and interesting. . . a wonderful book.
Billy Graham
For the supremely pivotal event of the Resurrection, Paul Maier's book lends fresh and scholarly support.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780825432620
Publisher:
Kregel Publications
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Series:
Living Books
Pages:
456
Sales rank:
1,181,605
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 8.68(h) x 1.50(d)

What People are saying about this

Billy Graham
For the supremely pivotal event of the Resurrection, Paul Maier's book lends fresh and scholarly support.
Norman Vincent Peale
A splendid work. . . objective, interesting, and thought provoking.

Meet the Author

Paul L. Maier is the former Russell H. Seibert Professor of Ancient History (retired) at Western Michigan University and an award-winning author whose expertise in first-century studies and extensive travels in the Middle East and Asia Minor provide historical authenticity and compelling drama to his writing. His other writings include the ECPA Gold Medallion Award-winning volume Josephus: The Essential Writings, as well as The Flames of Rome, and the best-selling novel, A Skeleton in God’s Closet.

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