Were you there when they crucified the Lord? Let Wangerin take you there through the unforgettable images recorded in Mark's Gospel. You'll recognize your own face in Jerusalem's streets, follow Jesus through his final week, experience his disciples' challenge and bewilderment. Read slowly---there's a meditation for each of the 40 days of Lent and one for Easter Sunday. 144 pages, hardcover from Zondervan.
Author Walter Wangerin, Jr., retells the Passion story (from Mark's version) and gives it new relevance for today's reader.
Walter Wangerin Jr. is widely recognized as one of the most gifted writers writing today on the issues of faith and spirituality. Starting with the renowned Book of the Dun Cow, Wangerins writing career has encompassed most every genre: fiction, essay, short story, childrens story, meditation, and biblical exposition. His writing voice is immediately recognizable, and his fans number in the millions. The author of over forty books, Wangerin has won the National Book Award, New York Times Best Childrens Book of the Year Award, and several Gold Medallions, including best-fiction awards for both The Book of God and Paul: A Novel. He lives in Valparaiso, Indiana, where he is Senior Research Professor at Valparaiso University.
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