Now, that I said the above let me say that I do think the book has value. We would like to add you to that database to receive releases from our clients. The dialogue between the characters was just too trite. Ishbane, or Prince Ishbane, is a demon, corresponding with lesser demons who hope to control the destinies of four young American adults. Someone who calls them to a higher destiny? First, a group of pre college teens face the struggles of everday secular living. Brittany is a tough girl who trusts almost no one.
The characters presented within come from a variety of backgrounds, allowing teens to be able to find someone in this book to relate to. Thank you for your time to consider our service. Randy Alcorn co-wrote the book with his daughters, and their contribution gives the dialogue and actions of the young people a reality often lacking in novels written by older authors. Readers can eavesdrop on the enemy, and learn to stave off their own defeat, by reading The Ishbane Conspiracy. Best, Ken Eason Bostick Communications www. Randy enjoys hanging out with his family, biking, tennis, research and reading. These four college students will face the ultimate battle between good and evil in a single year.
Jillian, Daniel and Brittany were okay but none of the characters really jumped out at me. Lewis's The Screwtape Letters, and unfortunately, I feel that Ishbane could use some pointers from ol' Screwtape. The demons were, in my opinion, not very bright, but the characters were even worse. Readers can eavesdrop on the enemy, and learn to stave off their own defeat, by reading The Ishbane Conspiracy. I appreciate his breadth of creativity. As spiritual warfare rages around them, a dramatic demonic correspondence takes place. As a youth pastor, I've given it to teens and youth workers who have all loved it.
All thoughts and opinions expressed are strictly my own. The book would have appealed to a wider audience had the author chosen a more unise I thought this book was somewhat boring and not very engaging. God's grace is so much greater! Whether or not the author intends to, the message that comes across is this - if you avoid dating, prom dresses with a slit, and Harry Potter, you're a good Christian who won't let sin in. As spiritual warfare rages around them, a dramatic demonic correspondence takes place. I kind of wish I could just not return it to the church library where I found it.
Disclosure: Blogging for Books provided this book to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Brittany is a tough girl who trusts almost no one. If you like this one, I recommend any other novel written by Randy Alcorn! It gave me some stuff to think about despite all the bad mouthing I just did about it. Readers can eavesdrop on the enemy, and learn to stave off their own defeat, by reading The Ishbane Conspiracy. While this book is aimed to young people, I think this novel should be read by adults and people who work with young people, because it puts at the forefront current issues and problems and how we have react to them.
I hated them, and by the end, I was rooting for more disasters to happen to them, so much did I hate them. This novel focuses heavily on the spiritual aspect and how young people are attracted to it , through what is seemingly innocent and harmless. About Karina Alcorn Randy Alcorn is the founder and director of Eternal Perspective Ministries. The Bad: As good as the story and writing were, the choppy formatting is a major problem; usually short chapters always accompanied by a le The Good: Longtime Christian writer Randy Alcorn and his two daughters do a great job of illustrating real-life spiritual warfare. I'm sure he is a wonderful pastor, but he, at least in this book, is not a good novel writer. Good: A book that has been read but is in good condition.
Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. What is this, a conspiracy? His purpose as a author and speaker for more than 4 decades has been to communicate the truth of the Bible, and to help people apply biblical principles to everyday living. . The letters between demons is not only thought provoking, but convicting, and at some points hits too close to home. Everyone should read this because it's very pertinent and applicable, not only to this generation, but to our parents' generation, and the generations after us. Jillian is picture-perfect on the outside, but terrified of getting hurt on the inside. So I'm on the lookout again!!! This is a good book to give to all teens because it talks about present day and I really enjoyed this book.
It accurately portrays spiritual warfare, but avoids the lurid sensationalism of too many so-called Christian novels. He has a Bachelor of Theology and Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from Multnomah University and an Honorary Doctorate from Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon and has taught on the adjunct faculties of both. I hated them, and by the end, I was rooting for more disasters to happen to them, so much did I hate them. Their friends Ian and Brittany are enjoying life with little restraint. This did not - at least not for me.
Can they, and their parents, take the drastic steps necessary to resist the dark spirit forces attacking them? In one unforgettable year, four students do battle with light and darkness. Brief side note: even though this book is apparently a semi-sequel to Lord Foulgrin's Letters by Randy Alcorn, The Ishbane Conspiracy is perfectly capable of serving as a stand-alone book. Rob Gonzales: a former gangbanger facing his biggest conflict yet. My recommendation: stick with the classics, go with C. And I thank you for it very much.