By Michael O'Brien
Elijah in Jerusalem,the long-awaited sequel to the acclaimed, best-selling novel Father Elijah: An Apocalypse,is the continued tale of the Catholic priest referred to as to confront a strong flesh presser who may be the Antichrist foretold within the Bible.
A convert from Judaism, a survivor of the Holocaust, and a player within the founding of Israel, Father Elijah was once for many years a monk on Mount Carmel, the mountain made well-known through his outdated testomony prophet-namesake. within the occasions of the previous novel, the Pope commissioned Father Elijah to satisfy the President of the ecu Union, a guy emerging towards international regulate as President of the quickly- to-be learned global govt. spotting within the President a resemblance to the expected Antichrist, the Pope requested Father Elijah to name the President to repentance, a challenge that led to failure.
In this sequel, now-Bishop Elijah, sought after for a homicide he didn't dedicate, attempts back to satisfy the President. observed by means of his fellow monk Brother Enoch, he enters Jerusalem simply because the President arrives within the holy urban to inaugurate a brand new level of his upward push to global strength. This time Elijah hopes to unmask him as a religious risk to mankind. because the tale unfolds, humans of assorted backgrounds meet the fugitive priest, and within the come upon their souls are printed and tested.
Elijah perseveres in his venture even if all turns out misplaced. The dramatic climax is staggering, but it underlines that God works all issues to the great should you love him.
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Elijah in Jerusalem: A Novel by Michael O'Brien