Item description for Light In Zion (Zion Chronicles V4) by Bodie Thoene & Brock Thoene...
Overview The Zion Chronicles series covers the events surrounding Israel's statehood in 1948. Each book vividly portrays the intense struggle of the Jewish people in the aftermath of the Holocaust and the forces, within and without, which engulf the Middle East in conflict and controversy even today. Will there ever be peace in Zion? The Jewish people wonder as they stream into the British Mandate of Palestine after the devastation of World War II. What has happened to God's promises to their nation? These updated classics feature a new look and added study questions suitable for individual use or group discussion.
Publishers Description The Zion Chronicles series covers the events surrounding Israel's statehood in 1948. Each book vividly portrays the intense struggle of the Jewish people in the aftermath of the Holocaust and the forces, within and without, which engulf the Middle East in conflict and controversy even today. "Will there ever be peace in Zion?" The Jewish people wonder as they stream into the British Mandate of Palestine after the devastation of World War II. What has happened to God's promises to their nation? These updated classics feature a new look and added study questions suitable for individual use or group discussion.
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Studio: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.2" Width: 5.5" Height: 1.1" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2006
Publisher Tyndale House Publishers
Series Zion Chronicles
Series Number 4
ISBN 1414301057 ISBN13 9781414301051
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More About Bodie Thoene & Brock Thoene
BODIE AND BROCK THOENE (pronounced Tay-nee) have written over 65 works of historical fiction. Over thirty-five million of these best-selling novels are in print. Eight ECPA Gold Medallion Awards affirms what millions of readers have already discovered—the Thoenes are not only master stylists but experts at capturing readers’ minds and hearts.
Bodie began her writing career as a teen journalist for her local newspaper. Eventually her byline appeared in prestigious periodicals such as U.S. News and World Report, The American West, and The Saturday Evening Post. She also worked for John Wayne’s Batjac Productions (she’s best known as author of The Fall Guy) and ABC Circle Films as a writer and researcher. John Wayne described her as “a writer with talent that captures the people and the times!” She has degrees in journalism and communications.
Brock has often been described by Bodie as “an essential half of this writing team.” With degrees in both history and education, Brock has, in his role as researcher and story-line consultant, added the vital dimension of historical accuracy. Due to such careful research, The Zion Covenant and The Zion Chronicles series are recognized by the American Library Association, as well as Zionist libraries around the world, as classic historical novels and are used to teach history in college classrooms.
Bodie and Brock have four grown children—Rachel, Jake, Luke, and Ellie—and eight grandchildren. Their sons, Jake and Luke, are carrying on the Thoene family talent as the next generation of writers, and Luke produces the Thoene audiobooks.
Bodie and Brock divide their time between London, Hawaii, Central California, and Nevada.
Bodie Thoene currently resides in Glenbrook, in the state of Nevada. Bodie Thoene was born in 1951.
Bodie Thoene has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Light In Zion (Zion Chronicles V4)?
It keeps getting better Jan 22, 2007
I received this series from a pile of books to give away from a church library, and having heard of them before, I thought I`d try it. Beginning the first book, I thought it was okay, but somewhat typical of most Christian fiction I`ve read. By the time, I finished, it had become more interesting, and I was anxious to start the next book to see what would happen. Having just finished "A Light in Zion", I am more and more impressed with the author, as the story seems to capture a variety of veiwpoints and beliefs and lives, and respects most of them. I am recommending these books to everyone I know.
Wonderful "Factual Fiction" Jan 3, 2007
All of the Thoene books relating to the Jewish history before, during, and after the birth and life of Jesus. Bible stories, factual history bound together with some fictional conversation. These books are riveting, extremely informative and very spiritual. It's much like reading and studying the bible with stories that flow so well that they remain in your memory. I started with AD Chronicles(5), then the Zion Chronicles (5), and currently finishing the Zion Legacy. These books will change your life. When I finish, I'm going to read the entire set two more times. They are worth committing to memory. These authors are gifted and a blessing.
5 stars and then some!!! Buy It!!! May 6, 1999
Never have I come across a better author. Bodie Theone (tay-nee) is truly amazing. These books are full of drama. It's like the characters became my friends. When I finished the series, It felt as though I lost some good friends. I really don't know if I could be as entertained, enlightened and fulfilled by reading anything else after reading this series. Originally I was checking the series out one at a time from the library. But when I realized I'd finally found something I couldn't put down, I figured I better buy the whole series. I have never bought books before, because I've never found anything worthy of being read more than once. I was just so compelled and I want to share her writings with all my friends and family. She's spectacular. So is anything written by her husband Brock, who helps her co-write everything. It's almost like watching a movie, because there are so many plots intertwined. I was shocked to read the epilogue in RETURN TO ZION. You'll have to find out for yourself. Just don't start reading in the middle of the series. If I could never read another authors works but one it would be the Theone's. - Megan Villa