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About lawrencegoudge

I hope my book will spur the church to return to its roots: to strive for justice in this world just as Jesus and his first followers did.

There was a young man from Scarborough Who asked: “Could the bluffs harbour a Woman for me?” When from out of a tree Came a voice crying, “Yoo-hoo, I’m Barbara.” Jesus had a sense of humor. He once told someone … Continue reading

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With a great Kirkus review that only booksellers and librarians will see, I have to get it out to the rest of the world. I learned during the fall that I’m a crummy marketer. A woman I hired found hundreds … Continue reading

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Why did the Da Vinci Code go viral?

Abundant evidence from around the world (Afghanistan, Bosnia, Cyprus, India, Iraq, Iran, Kosovo, Macedonia, Lebanon, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sudan, etc.) that religion can motivate people to commit violence, mass murder and genocide. Thus books that document unsavory … Continue reading

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Rave Kirkus Review

Kirkus reviews are notorious so I  was stunned to receive this one (on St. Valentine’s Day):  An exhaustively meticulous work of biblical exegesis has all the drama and conspiracy of a journalistic exposé. First-time author Goudge doesn’t waste any time … Continue reading

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A Story from a long-lost Nazarene manuscript

THE EPISTLE OF EBENEZER THE SNEEZER TO PETER THE FISH-HUSBAND Ebenezer, son of Caiaphas, the High Priest (the Big Poop—I used to call him that to bring him down a notch when he’d come home all swelled up from ordering … Continue reading

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Lawrence Goudge

Here I am in prophetic mode

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