Much-loved storyteller Gilbert Morris turns an imaginative pen to the lives of the patriarchs. Combining extensive research with an action-packed and skillful plotting, Morris creates believable scenarios in which his fictional characters parallel their biblical counterparts.
The Gate of Heaven follows the dramatic journey of Jacob, from deceiving his brother and being deceived in his choice of wife, to his life-changing encounter with God. Meanwhile, Jacob's only daughter, Dinah, buys a slave who is actually an aristocrat from Crete. Will he come to love Jacob's God as well as his daughter?
Book 3 of the bestselling Lions of Judah.
Gilbert Morris spent ten years as a pastor before becoming Professor of English at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas and earning a Ph.D. at the University of Arkansas. During the summers of 1984 and 1985, he did postgraduate work at the University of London. A prolific writer, he has had over 25 scholarly articles and 200 poems published in various periodicals, and over the past years has had more than 180 novels published, including the House of Winslow series, Lions of Judah series, and Cheney Duvall, M.D. His family includes three grown children, and he and his wife live in Alabama.
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