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The Advocate At The Trial Of Christ, Theophilus, Brilliant Young Assessore Raised In The Roman Aristocracy, Stands Behind Pontius Pilate And Whispers, Offer To Release Barabbas The Strategy Backfires, And Theophilus Never Forgets The Sight Of An Innocent Man Unjustly Suffering The Worst Of All Possible Deaths Roman Crucifixion.Three Decades Later, Theophilus Has Proven Himself In The Legal Ranks Of The Roman Empire He Has Survived The Insane Rule Of Caligula And Has Weathered The Cruel Tyrant S Quest To Control The Woman He Loves He Has Endured The Mindless Violence Of The Gladiator Games And The Backstabbing Intrigue Of The Treason Trials.Now He Must Face Another Evil Caesar, Defending The Man Paul In Nero S Deranged Court Can Theophilus Mount A Defense That Will Keep Another Innocent Man From Execution The Advocate S First Trial Altered The Course Of History His Last Will Change The Fate Of An Empire.


10 thoughts on “The Advocate

  1. says:

    This is the third Randy Singer book that I have tried to get into although slightly different from the other two due to the historical element.Singer has created a story around the events of Jesus death and resurrection It reminded me a little of Ben Hur with the descriptions of gladiators and the types of violent entertainment provided by Emperors like the notorious Nero In the author s note, Singer states that it took him five years to write this book due to...


  2. says:

    Reading the books of Luke and Acts, you ll see the name Theophilus The books were written by Luke and addressed to Theophilus, but who was he Though we don t know that for sure, Randy Singer provides a fictional account of this man is The Advocate.Beginning with his training in rhetoric and going through his presence at the trial of Ch...


  3. says:

    4.5 I enjoyed this It wasn t packed with action, so it probably would bore some people, but I found it very interesting I found myself caring about the main characters and wishing certain things for them The story got me looking up info about Roman emperors and other things having to do with Rome s history Since I enjoy learning, I like when a novel spur...


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    3.5 5 rounded to 4 It was fascinating how the author has used the theory that the Gospel of Luke and the Book of Acts were actually intended as legal briefs, written to a man named Theophilus about whom we know not muchthan his name Singer has created a full fledged, believable sympathetic character for this man In the author s conception he was a lawyer back in the reigns of Tiberius through Nero He is sent to Judaea to act as legal advisor to Pontius Pilate and in spite of his best d 3.5 5 rounded to 4 It was fascinating how the author has used the theory that the Gospel of Luke and the Book of Acts were actually intended as legal briefs, written to a man named Theophilus about whom we know not muchthan his name Singer has created a full fledged, believable sympathetic character for this man In the author s conception he was a lawyer back in the reigns of Tiberius through Nero He is sent to Judaea to act as legal advisor to Pontius Pilate and in spite of his best defense efforts at the trial of Jesus, fails Returning to Rome, we see different trials at which he always defends a lost ...


  5. says:

    Wow, what an incredibly moving and impactful historical novel When I started this book, I was not one to read historical novels Having ready some of Randy Singer s other books, I took a chance on this one Quickly I was catapulted into the story and just completely captured by the storyline Chronicling the life of Theophilus and his ups and downs, I found him to be such an authentic character with lots of depth not that he was perfect in fact, he was far from it However, that is what sets t Wow, what an incredibly moving and impactful historical novel When I started this book, I was not one to read historical novels Having ready some of Randy Singer s other books, I took a chance on this one Quickly I was catapulted into the story and just completely captured by the storyline Chronicling the life of Theophilus and his ups and downs, I found him to be such an authentic character with lots of depth not that he was perfect in fact, he was far from it However, that is what sets the backdrop for Theophilus interactions with Paul the apostle.You mi...


  6. says:

    Saved 10 because I Snagged the LibraryOkay, this book is fabulous If I have any complaint, it would be the lengthhowever, I can t think of much of anything I d leave out If you are a fan of Historical Biblical Fiction, this is a must read But like I said, be prepared for a very long book This book brings to life Theophilus the person to whom Luke and Acts are addressed, but no one knows who he is Randy Singer takes a great what if scenario and creates a fictional life for this rea Saved 10 because I Snagged the LibraryOkay, this book is fabulous If I have any complaint, it would be the lengthhowever, I can t think of much of anything I d leave out If you are a fan of Historical Biblical Fiction, this is a must read But like I said, b...


  7. says:

    This review first appeared on my blog, Jacob s Caf jacobscafe.blogspot.com.In most hermeneutic discussions of the Bible, I ve traditionally heard a lot of talk of the Jewish context That makes sense, especially with the Old Testament After listening to the historical fiction The Advocate, I am realizing how important knowing and recognizing the Roman and Greek context of the New Testament is.Randy Singer s story revolves around his imaginings of who Theophilus of Luke and Acts fame coul This review first appeared on my blog, Jacob s Caf jacobscafe.blogspot.com.In most hermeneutic discussions of the Bible, I ve traditionally heard a lot of talk of the Jewish context That makes sense, especially with the Old Testament After listening to the historical fiction The Advocate, I am realizing how important knowing and recognizing the Roman and Greek context of the New Testament is.Randy Singer s story revolves around his imaginings of who Theophilus of Luke and Acts fame could have been I realized through the course of this book how little I ever really learned about Roman culture I m kind of surprised about this frankly The audiobook is 15 hours, so it took many days to listen to During this process and the few d...


  8. says:

    I am generally leery of Biblical fiction because I really have issues when an author changes Scripture for the sake of a story This does occur in this book, but not too frequently The story was very compelling and brought the early Christian era to life for me I also found it much less predicta...


  9. says:

    The advocate wasn t that kind of book like you can t go even to the toilet, but it was quite interesting and educating I am highly recommending this book if you want to know something about the political situation in Rome in Jesus times.


  10. says:

    Singer returns with another of his legal thrillers, but spins his usual fare into something highly complex and thoroughly entertaining Taking the reader back to the time of Christ, Singer introduces us to Theophilus, a young student in Rome The story revolves around the life of Theophilus, from student to young assessore legal advisor and throughout his professional life Theophilus moves from Rome to Judea where he is assigned to work with Pontius Pilate during those trying years made fam Singer returns with another of his legal thrillers, but spins his usual fare into something highly complex and thoroughly entertaining Taking the reader back to the time of Christ, Singer introduces us to Theophilus, a young student in Rome The story revolves around the life of Theophilus, from student to young assessore legal advisor and throughout his professional life Theophilus moves from Rome to Judea where he is assigned to work with Pontius Pilate during those trying years made famous in the Bible.When Jesus is sent before Pilate, Theophilus ...


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