Book Review: Gospel (On the Road To) Emmaus
As a book critic, I had the opportunity to read Gospel (On the Road To) Emmaus by Edward Joseph Clemmer. This book is a work of fiction based on the biblical account of Jesus’ resurrection and his appearance to two disciples on the road to Emmaus.
The author has imaginatively retold this story by creating a unique and intriguing plot that takes you on an exciting journey with its characters. The storytelling is engaging and captivating, keeping you hooked till the very end of the book. I found myself immersed in this captivating world where every character was so well-developed that they felt like real individuals.
Throughout the book, Clemmer demonstrates his keen understanding of biblical history and theology. He has skillfully woven in several references to biblical verses that enhance the storyline while providing deeper insight into each character’s development.
One aspect that stood out for me was how Clemmer masterfully integrated themes such as hope, redemption, and faith into his narrative. The story’s overarching message underscores how our expectations are often challenged in life but that persistence and faith can yield rewards beyond our imagination.
However, there were some issues with pacing; at times, the story felt overly slow or repetitive. Also, given its length (656 pages), it may not be accessible for readers who don’t have the time or patience to commit fully to it.
Overall though, I would recommend this book for anyone seeking an enlightening experience through an imaginative retelling of a significant historical event. It offers compelling characters who resonate deeply with readers while providing insight into theological concepts worth exploring more profoundly. With that being said, my score for Gospel (On the Road To) Emmaus by Edward Joseph Clemmer would be a solid 4 out of 5 stars!
Gospel (On the Road To) Emmaus
publishedDate : 2011-03-17
authors : Edward Joseph Clemmer
publishers : Author House
pageCount : 656
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Luke 24:13-35 NIV – On the Road to Emmaus – BibleGateway
13 Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus , about seven miles[ a] from Jerusalem. 14 They were talking with each other about everything that had happened. 15 As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with them; 16 but they were kept from recognizing him.
Luke 24:13-35 ESV – On the Road to Emmaus – BibleGateway
13 That very day two of them were going to a village named Emmaus , about seven miles[ a] from Jerusalem, 14 and they were talking with each other about all these things that had happened. 15 While they were talking and discussing together, Jesus himself drew near and went with them. 16 But their eyes were kept from recognizing him. 17 And he said …