This novel is about a young boy as he experiences life in the time of Jesus Christ. It tells of his early life at En-Gedi, his life as he travels with Jesus, his life after the resurrection and ascension of Jesus and about those he encountered as he lived his life out in Capernaum to the age of 100 years. In effect, it is a bible story that explains the rudiments of Christianity. It is a great adventure in Christianity.The author is retired from the U.S. Air Force where he became acquainted with North Africa and the Middle East. In 1999 he and his wife had the opportunity to tour the Holy Land and Egypt. He came to appreciate the rich history of the area of Jesus Christ and the Pharaohs. In order to put it all into perspective, he wrote this novel to assist him in better understanding his Christian religion and how Christian message has spread throughout the world.It is based on the history listed in the Reference section and a harmony of the gospels of Matthew, Luke, Mark, and John. It acquaints the reader with the Jewish One God in contrast with the multiple gods of the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. Their gods were laid bare by the free offer of salvation by the One God.