This sequel to The Greatest Story Ever Told follows the turbulent adventures of the apostles Paul, Peter, and James after the crucifixion of Christ in their struggle to spread the Good News to the world. Faithfully based on the scriptures of the Acts and the Epistles, this saga of kings and jailers, of far voyages and shipwreck, of strange miracles and escapes and ultimate martyrdom, has inspired and touched generations of readers. It is a story that is timeless.
“A magnificent book and the most inspiring reading that has come my way for a long time.” –A.J. Cronin
“A lucid, deeply moving account of the first century of the Christian era. Fulton Oursler has re-created the life of the early Church with noble simplicity and profound understanding.” –Laurence J. McGinley, S.J., Past President of Fordham University
“Multitudes of people will rejoice in this book… [the] story is told with wonderful and convincing simplicity.” —Chicago Tribune
Fulton Oursler (born Charles Fulton Oursler) was an American journalist, editor, and writer. He was a notable author of mysteries and detective fiction under the name Anthony Abbot. In the 1920s he aided Harry Houdini in his crusade against fraudulent mediumship. After touring the Middle… More about Fulton Oursler