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Topic: The Testament by John Grisham

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Subject: The Testament by John Grisham
Date Posted: 12/9/2010 2:32 PM ET
Member Since: 10/25/2010
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When you think of Christian fiction Grisham is not who you think of, but The Testament is a super Christian fiction. I really enjoyed it.

Similiar to Grisham's other novels in its legal suspense, The Testament adds a new spin by drawing the main character into a dangerous journey through the remote regions of Latin America to find a missionary. This novel explores greed, materialism, sin and redemption.

Date Posted: 12/9/2010 2:53 PM ET
Member Since: 3/13/2007
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I think Grisham definitely falls in the category of Christians who write fiction and not a Christian fiction author. 

Date Posted: 12/9/2010 3:08 PM ET
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If he is a Christian (and I know it is not my business to judge), he has become a very liberal one, judging from his last few books.  I wanted to throw The Appeal across the room after the way it portrayed Christians as hypocritical simpletons.  I know there are some like that, but that stereotype is old and tired.



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