History, Religion & Spirituality

Book Description

Thirteenyearold Benjamin is brave but when a Roman soldier stabs his mother during an uprising in the Jerusalemmarketplace he is unable to protect her Struggling with guilt and sorrow heprays that she will live When his prayers go unanswered he vows never againto ask God for helpStill struggling with his mother'sdeath Benjamin obediently attends temple with his father and grandfather Atthe service a stranger stands next to him As Benjamin's arm accidentally brushesthe man's cloak a wave of peace washes over him that he hasn't felt sincebefore his mother's death Why does the man's presence affect him so deeplyWho is this stranger Where did he come from In pursuit of the answers Benjamintakes an incredible journey of discovery