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Patheos has the views of the prevalent religions and spiritualities of the world. The novel centers around a theologian who holds the key to a mysterious cover-up by the United States government and military of a future extra-terrestrial invasion. All the while, groups of people have been lying to one another about the true intent of the mission.
Aliens have lied to the military. Military personnel have lied to the scientists. Th e Group has been playing each of these parties for their own purposes. The story is well-paced, and the characters develop throughout the book. One can begin to connect with each of the people in the novel. There are chapters with whole discussions about the intrigue that happens at Area 51 where this event takes place. Slowly but surely, the story unfolds to the reader about the mysteries that they are encountering.
This story uses that same approach. The Prologue of the book uses the following quote:. God has taken his stand in the divine council; among the gods he passes judgment … You are all gods, sons of the Most High, all of you. Heiser uses an interesting interpretation of the account of Genesis 6 through the protagonist Dr.
Scott to claim that the aliens are actually demons who broke rank with God. This is explained in the Prologue by the author. However, it is further developed in the context of the novel specifically in chapters as the backdrop to the intrigue which occurs. The book ends in a cliffhanger in which the reader is encouraged to read the sequel The Portent. I have read many science fiction books from Star Wars , Star Trek , America series, as well as other science fiction series. I am happy to see that someone has taken time to create a Christian science fiction series.
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It was fun — got me more in the mood than ever for book 3. Hope to start writing that in May. The centerpiece of the novel is a simple, but profound, question: What would the impact be on the traditional Judeo-Christian faith if there were a genuine extraterrestrial disclosure? Sci-fi meets historical fact in this thrilling novel by ancient-language scholar Michael S.
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