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Apostle By Tom Bissell

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Peter, Matthew, Thomas, John: who were these men and their fellow Apostles? By visiting holy sites around the world, and examining how the Apostles' identities took shape over the course of two millennia, he explores the story of Christianity and its growth from an obscure Jewish sect to the global faith we know today.
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Apostle: Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve by Tom Bissell

Peter, Matthew, Thomas, John: who were these men and their fellow Apostles? What was their relationship to Jesus? Tom Bissell gives us rich answers to these ancient and surprisingly enigmatic questions in an unusual, erudite and fascinating book. By visiting holy sites around the world, and examining how the Apostles' identities took shape over the course of two millennia, he explores the story of Christianity and its growth from an obscure Jewish sect to the global faith we know today.

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About Tom Bissell


Tom Bissell's first book, Chasing the Sea, was selected by Conde Nast Traveler as one of the 86 best travel books of all time. His second book, God Lives in St. Petersburg, won the Rome Prize. And his third book, The Father of All Things was selected as a best book of the year by Salon, The Christian Science Monitor, the Chicago Tribune and the San Francisco Chronicle. He is a contributing editor for Harper's Magazine and currently lives in Portland Oregon where he teaches fiction writing at Portland State University.

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GOR008328153
Apostle: Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve by Tom Bissell
Tom Bissell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
2017-03-02
432
0571234755
9780571234752
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