Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve
by Tom Bissell;
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A Bird's Eye View
Fusing theology with travel, Bissell's book is an endearingly humane look at the legacy left by the Apostles.
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Tom Bissell gives us rich and deeply informed answers to those ancient questions.
Written with warmth, humour, and a rare acumen, Apostle is a brilliant and exhaustive synthesis of travel writing, centuries of biblical history, and a deep lifelong relationship with Christianity. Bissell explores not just who these renowned and pious men were (and weren't), but how their identities have taken shape over two millennia.
Bissell, in his search for this elusive set of truths, has travelled the world, visiting holy sites from Rome and Jerusalem to Turkey, India, and Kyrgyzstan, and he captures vividly the rich diversity of Christianity's global reach.
Apostle is an unusual, erudite, and hilarious book, an intoxicating combination of religious, intellectual, and personal adventure.
Apostle by Tom Bissell was published by Faber & Faber in April 2016 and is our 50220th best seller. The ISBN for Apostle is 9780571234745.
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|Page last updated||14th October 2016|
|Author / Artist||Tom Bissell|
|Publisher||Faber & Faber (April 2016)|
|Number of Pages||432|