By Michael O'Brien
Elijah in Jerusalem,the long-awaited sequel to the acclaimed, best-selling novel Father Elijah: An Apocalypse,is the ongoing tale of the Catholic priest known as to confront a strong baby-kisser 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of Israel, Father Elijah used to be for many years a monk on Mount Carmel, the mountain made well-known via his outdated testomony prophet-namesake.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 discovered international govt. spotting within the President a resemblance to the expected Antichrist, the Pope requested Father Elijah to name the President to repentance, a venture that led to failure.
In this sequel, now-Bishop Elijah, sought after for a homicide he didn't devote, attempts back to fulfill the President. followed by way of his fellow monk Brother Enoch, he enters Jerusalem simply because the President arrives within the holy urban to inaugurate a brand new degree of his upward thrust to global strength. This time Elijah hopes to unmask him as a non secular possibility to mankind. because the tale unfolds, humans of varied backgrounds meet the fugitive priest, and within the come upon their souls are published and tested.
Elijah perseveres in his challenge even if all turns out misplaced. The dramatic climax is remarkable, but it underlines that God works all issues to the great in case you love him.
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Elijah in Jerusalem: A Novel by Michael O'Brien