Joshua and the Children

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Touchstone, Apr 1, 1995 - Fiction - 240 pages
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The Story Continues...
Joseph F. Girzone has woven another magical story, a modern-day parable, in Joshua and the Children, which gracefully continues the teachings and inspirations from his previous bestseller, Joshua. A stronger Joshua arrives in a deceptively ordinary village only to witness the doings of unscrupulous leaders and violent people. The children are the first to recognize that something is quite different about this stranger who has come seemingly from nowhere. It is through the villagers' children that Joshua is able to restore a sense of peacefulness and honesty. "A new day had dawned, a new spirit spread throughout the land, and it all seemed to have happened because of the simple, unassuming goodness of one gentle stranger who knew only how to love."

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A lot of good insight and practical application. - Goodreads
Joseph Girzone is a very good writer. - Goodreads
The ending is particularly powerful. - Goodreads

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A great hook with a good story to follow. Read full review

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User Review  - Kevin Orth - Goodreads

Unfortunatley, not so good a follow up to the astounding Joshua. Read full review


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About the author (1995)

Father Joseph F. Girzone retired from the active priesthood in 1986 for health reasons. He then began a writing career that includes the following titles: Joshua, Joshua in the Holy Land, The Shepherd, and Kara, the Lonely Falcon.

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