The Bone Box  -     By: Bob Hostetler
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Howard Books / 2008 / Paperback

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His career in ruins, agnostic archaeologist Randall Bullock teams up with beautiful Mimi Sharon of the Israeli Antiques Authority. When they uncover a stone casket marked "Joseph, son of Caiaphas," it's filled with scrolls documenting Christ's resurrection! Now Randall must battle the government, professional rivals, the media---and his own beliefs. Will his heart change?

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 304
Vendor: Howard Books
Publication Date: 2008
ISBN: 1416566473
ISBN-13: 9781416566472
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Combining the adrenaline-fueled adventure of Indiana Jones with the thrills of a Steve Berry Novel, The Bone Box is the latest in biblical archeological suspense.

Archeologist and agnostic Randall Bullock has come to Israel to try and resurrect his crumbling career and shattered life. Teaming up with Miri Sharon, a beautiful representative of Israeli Antiques Authority, the two unearth a stone casket marked "Joseph, son of Caiaphas," which contains several fragile scrolls that document the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

This discovery launches Miri and Randall, along with his estranged nineteen-year-old daughter, Tracy, into a race to validate the monumental find, no matter what the Israeli authorities, media circus, and archaeological rivals want the world to believe. Forced to face the power of this historical resurrection, Randall must also struggle with his own beliefs -- or lack of them -- while trying to keep the consequences of their discovery from taking a disastrous turn.

The Bone Box, fraught with political intrigue, is a suspense-filled blend of historical fact, romance, and transforming faith. Through all the danger and struggle, Randall discovers how easy -- and deadly -- it is to ignore the evidence and reject the true story of Christ.

Author Bio

Bob Hostetler is a writer, editor, pastor, and speaker from southwestern Ohio. His twenty-one books, which include the award-winning Don’t Check Your Brains at the Door (co-authored with Josh McDowell) and American Idols, have sold over 2 million copies. He has won two Gold Medallion Awards, three Ohio Associated Press awards, and an Amy Foundation Award. He is a co-founder and Pastor of Leadership and Teaching at Cobblestone Community Church in Oxford, Ohio. He and his wife Robin have two grown children, Aubrey and Aaron.

Publisher's Weekly

Are there secrets, long hidden, which could prove that Christianity is the one true faith? This tantalizing premise underlies the latest excursion into religious fiction by Hoestetler (American Idols), a pastor-writer. Randall Bullock, an archaeologist who recently lost his wife, agrees to investigate a cave in Israel that turns out to contain not only the bones of Joseph, son of Caiaphas, but also an ancient scroll that appears to verify Jesus’ resurrection from the dead. The author knows his ancient history and labors to explain rituals, texts and biblical geography. He develops the Bullock character, making him a believable and sympathetic figure. Other characters, such as Bullock’s daughter Tracy and his love interest, Miri Sharon, do not propel the plot forward much at all. The Christian apologetics toward the end seem heavy-handed. Bullock faces a crisis in his own faith as he attempts to convince the world that he has found unquestionable proof that Jesus is indeed the Messiah; the author generates theological questions that will give Christian readers much to contemplate. Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information. (Oct.)

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  1. 4 Stars Out Of 5
    February 2, 2009
    Jan Robbins
    Very well written. Kept my interest up. Loved the biblica facts presented in this book. Rev. Jan Robbins
  2. 4 Stars Out Of 5
    November 20, 2008
    Deb
    Great book! Fast reading. I didn't want to put it down. I love the history and it just made me pick up my bible over & over to reread the parallel stories.
  3. 4 Stars Out Of 5
    November 8, 2008
    Natalie Myers
    The Bone Box, by Bob Hostetler, is a fictional drama set around archaeologist Rand Bullocks discovery of an ancient Jewish tomb. After being joined unexpectedly by his 19-year-old daughter, Rand lives in constant tension between a daughter who he has neglected for years and a 2000 year old tomb that he only has limited time to explore. The book also includes the story of Caiaphas, the high priest who presided over Jesus trial, whose tomb Rand has possibly uncovered. By examining the many relationships, past and present, that surround this box of bones, this book successfully captures many difficult dynamics of life including making up for repeated mistakes, learning to love family members, and balancing priorities. Although The Bone Box, deals with a profession, archeology, that is often over-exaggerated or glamorized, Hostetler writes about it with research and reality on his side. This book would be good for churches and would appeal to most adults.
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