The Resource Son of God, Roma Downey and Mark Burnett

Son of God, Roma Downey and Mark Burnett

Label
Son of God
Title
Son of God
Statement of responsibility
Roma Downey and Mark Burnett
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The book Son of God is a tie-in with the major motion picture of the same title, slated for wide theatrical release (through 20th-Century Fox) on February 28, 2014. Like the movie, the book possesses an epic scope, providing a panoramic picture of first-century Judea as it recounts the events and reveals the meaning of Jesus's life, death, and resurrection. Though based on New Testament accounts, including the four Gospels as well as the book of Acts, Son of God reads like a contemporary novel, delving deeply into the character of Jesus and the personalities and motives all of those who surround him, both his followers and his enemies. Even minor Gospel characters (Mary Magdelene, the servant Malchus, the Jewish elder Nicodemus) come vividly to life in the book, and its portrayal of the political machinations behind Jesus's trial and death-the contest for power between the Roman governor Pontius Pilate and the high priest Caiaphas-is especially engaging. Beyond depicting the historical milieu in which Jesus lived, Son of God deftly explains the customs and culture of the Jewish people and the Roman officials and soldiers who oppress them, enhancing readers' understanding of the biblical record. In its final part, the book extends the Christian story past Jesus's resurrection to show how Jesus's followers, impassioned by their faith, began spreading his message of salvation throughout the wider world. Grittily realistic, Son of God pulls no punches in conveying the harsh realities of Jesus's era. But it is also inspirational, showing how Jesus transformed the lives of the humble and the powerful alike-and conveying Jesus's message of comfort and hope to present-day readers
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1960-
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Downey, Roma
Dewey number
232.901
Index
no index present
LC call number
BT301.3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Burnett, Mark
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  • Jesus Christ
  • Religious
  • Movie or Television Tie-In
  • Historical
  • Classic & Allegory
  • RELIGION / Christian Theology / Christology
  • Judaea (Region)
Label
Son of God, Roma Downey and Mark Burnett
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=1FB4BCD4-8ACC-437E-BCBD-A3B5E7EC5124
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn867714501
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781455585939
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867714501
Label
Son of God, Roma Downey and Mark Burnett
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=1FB4BCD4-8ACC-437E-BCBD-A3B5E7EC5124
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn867714501
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781455585939
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867714501

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