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Centurion, The

Author(s): Wibberley, Leonard [Patrick O'Connor] Pages: 251
Publisher: Morrow Date of Publication: 1966
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Judaea Period: ca 30 AD (Code: 7a)
Rome Setting: n Christian/Jewish/Pagan: c
Mystery: n First Person:
Subject: Roman centurion, Longinus,meets John the Baptist, converts to Jesus, but dutifully presides at the crucifixion. --- "most of the book is taken up by a retelling of the gospel story, with a strong emphasis on the miracles." (Ridington) ---- "Interwoven lives of Christ and the Roman centurion whose servant He cured and who supervised His execution." (McGarry)
Unique Qualities: Name also given as "Wibberly".
Rating: "One feels that the Gospels did it better." also, has Paul of Tarsus meet both John & Jesus. (Ridington)
Review By:
Review In: CW 62.4 (1968), p. 129 (EFR)
Review By: L Irwin
Review In: GHF: vivid

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