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An echo in the darkness / Francine Rivers.

By: Rivers, Francine, 1947-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Rivers, Francine, Mark of the lion: 2.Publisher: Wheaton, Illinois : Tyndale House Publishers, [2002]Copyright date: ©1994Description: xvi, 453 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780842313070 (paperback).Subject(s): Women slaves -- Fiction | Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D. -- FictionGenre/Form: Christian fiction. | Historical fiction.DDC classification: 813.54 Summary: Turning away from the opulence of Rome, Marcus is led by a whispering voice from the past into a journey that could set him free from the darkness of his soul. Through the courageous faith of the Christian slave girl Hadassah and the troubled lives of the Roman masters, this novel continues this moving tale of first-century Rome. Having narrowly escaped death, Hadassah conceals her scars-and identity-with veils. But it is her God-given ability to heal others that brings her to perhaps her greatest trial. God's forgiveness and redemption triumph as this young woman, assumed to be dead, is called to risk her life for the one who would have destroyed her.
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A classic series that has inspired millions of readers worldwide!From the New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love and A Voice in the Wind comes the "compelling" and "emotionally charged" ( Booklist , starred review) second installment of the story of Hadassah, a courageous Christian slave girl with unrelenting faith, and Marcus, the Roman aristocrat who claims her heart Believed dead, Hadassah finds employment helping a doctor in the poor section of first-century Rome and discovers an ability to heal others through the power of her faith. When Julia falls ill, Hadassah is forced to confront a difficult decision: should she return to the Valerian household, risking exposure and death, to help her former tormentor in the Christian tradition?Continuing to search for meaning and faith, Marcus turns away from the opulence of Rome, led by a whispering voice from the past into a journey that could set him free from the darkness of his soul. This edition includes a foreword from the publisher, a preface from Francine Rivers, and discussion questions suitable for personal and group use.

Originally published: 1994.

Turning away from the opulence of Rome, Marcus is led by a whispering voice from the past into a journey that could set him free from the darkness of his soul. Through the courageous faith of the Christian slave girl Hadassah and the troubled lives of the Roman masters, this novel continues this moving tale of first-century Rome. Having narrowly escaped death, Hadassah conceals her scars-and identity-with veils. But it is her God-given ability to heal others that brings her to perhaps her greatest trial. God's forgiveness and redemption triumph as this young woman, assumed to be dead, is called to risk her life for the one who would have destroyed her.