Round the Cradle, the Cross and the Crown

by David Gurney



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 8/30/2012

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 108
ISBN : 9781477222935
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 108
ISBN : 9781477222928
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 108
ISBN : 9781477222942

About the Book

Just like Us is a vivid snapshot of the possible reactions of no fewer than twenty-one characters who came into contact with Jesus of Nazareth. It ranges over a wide spectrum of individuals, from Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist, to Paul, Apostle to the Gentiles. The studies are clustered around the birth of Jesus, his death, and his resurrection, and they afford a fascinating glimpse of how representatives from every walk of life, from kings to fishermen, could have responded to the unique personality of the most influential person in history.

About the Author

David Gurney was born in Sussex and bred in Kent. Educated in the English grammar school system, he took four degrees at the University of London; his PhD is in the history of early modern English education. He is a member of Mensa and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. As well as writing, he enjoys classical music and holds a post as an organist and director of music. He has won prizes for words and music of hymns and has produced a CD of his own choral compositions. His A Good Fight - Paul’s Journal was his first book, published in 2000 by St. Pauls Publishing, London, and some of his poetry has been printed privately. Just like Us is one of five studies he has produced of characters associated with Bible stories; he has also written a series of short studies for small groups, entitled Would You Believe It?’ a simple attempt to present Christian theology in terms appropriate to twenty-first-century thought.