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The Tongues of Men or Angels Jonathan Trigell

The Tongues of Men or Angels

Jonathan Trigell

Published
ISBN : 9781849017954
Hardcover
368 pages
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After the crucifixion, Jesus’s followers—led by his brother James the Just—remained devout Jews, vigorously opposed to the Roman occupiers. But a rival faction emerged, via the charismatic itinerant Paul of Tarsus. Some called him a Saint and some aMoreAfter the crucifixion, Jesus’s followers—led by his brother James the Just—remained devout Jews, vigorously opposed to the Roman occupiers. But a rival faction emerged, via the charismatic itinerant Paul of Tarsus. Some called him a Saint and some a liar. But Paul began telling stories that would transform a small sect of Judaism into a world religion. The Tongues of Men or Angels is a dazzling act of imagination and learning. Jonathan Trigell shows the night sky of the Galilee lit not by guiding stars, but by flames of terror- he shows contested soil, on which miracles were performed and battles raged- he shows men of flesh and of blood, by turns loving and brutal. In doing so he unseals a tale that has been waiting through long ages.