Tuesday, February 27, 2007
The Rapture of Canaan
I managed to sneak in one more book before the end of my vacation. That was six books for this month. My sister had "The Rapture of Canaan" in hr bathroom for months (actually, close to two years). I took it and finished it in two days.
The book tells the story of Ninah, a 14-year old girl living in a religious community in the South. Growing up in such a community she has always felt close to God, but high school forces her to a public school and contact with outsiders causes her to begin questioning what she's been taught. Pregnancy by her prayer partner convinces her she's carrying Jesus's child. It also leads to tragedy. Ninah's growing rebellion begins to bring a change over her entire church.
I'd give it 4 out of 5 stars.