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The Final Bow

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The riveting story of the fourth century actor whose stunning conversion transformed him from an on-stage mocker of the Christians to one of the faith's great saints. An exciting epic that will appeal to lovers of such fictional masterworks as Ben Hur and The Robe.
Paperback, 309 pages
Published June 1st 1993 by Thomas Nelson Publishers (first published May 1993)
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Bridgette Redman
Feb 02, 2012 Bridgette Redman rated it really liked it
Historical novels walk a fine line. They must be accurate or they lose credibility. They must be dramatic or they are never elevated above textbook status. Historical novels that cover religious events end up being subjected to a third test: that of theological soundness.

Perhaps it is because The Final Bow stands up so well to these three tests that I enjoy it so much. Or perhaps it is because it is about a fourth century actor who discovers Christianity through his efforts to mock it.

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