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Jesus Himself: The Story of the Resurrection

By Marcus Loane
October 2007 | Review by Alun McNabb

Synopsis

In his foreword, Sir Marcus Loane, writes 'The wonder and glory of the resurrection are far greater than we can ever conceive.' Rich devotional meditations on the resurrection of Christ that are the result of a well-loved and life-long pilgrimage, full of heart-warming fascination.

  • Publisher: Banner of Truth
  • ISBN: 978-0851519487
  • Pages: 144
  • Price: £8.65
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Book Review

Always appreciating the writings of Marcus Loane, I anticipated this small volume with not a little relish. But, expecting vintage Loane, I was sorry to be disappointed. Perhaps I should have been more prepared, for the author himself says in his introduction to these short chapters, ‘They hardly break any new ground’.
There are various comments on the characters in the resurrection story, as each is taken in turn, but the narrative is hardly in keeping with the cataclysmic event itself. The resurrection of Jesus Christ surely demands some life and throb and even excitement. I was surprised to find so little of it here.
If you enjoy what is gentle, serene, tranquil and unobtrusive, then this is your book. It is attractively produced in a hard backed A5 format.

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