Ben Chenoweth

The Ephesus Scroll

The Ephesus Scroll by Ben Chenoweth
Share Tweet Submit Pin
Tip the Author $5 Suggested Tip
Formats Available PDF 1.4MB
MOBI 2.5MB
Epub 1.9MB
fiction Fiction, History
For readers of:Douglas Adams, Neal Stephenson, C.S. Lewis, Peter Shaeffer, Nicole Galland
Connect with the Author Official Website
Contact Author
PublisherMST Press
LanguageEnglish
About the Book

In 93 AD, Loukas, the son of a wealthy Christian trader, is entrusted with a scroll to read in seven churches in Asia Minor. However, the scroll sparks rebellion wherever he goes and the Roman authorities attempt to track him down. But all Loukas wants to do is complete his mission and get back to Ephesus and his fiancée, Iounia.

In 2005 AD, Dima and Natasha, a young Russian couple from St. Petersburg, come across a stone box with a scroll inside, apparently found in Ephesus by Dima’s great-great-grandfather. The scroll is a complete – and early – copy of the book of Revelation. How did this scroll come to be found in Russia? And has it come to light at this very time for a reason?

The Ephesus Scroll is a novel that attempts to answer two questions. What did the book of Revelation mean to the people who first heard it? And what does it mean for us today?

About the Author

Ben Chenoweth lived in St. Petersburg, Russia with his wife and two children for almost ten years. He currently lives in Melbourne, Australia where he works at the Melbourne School of Theology as their eLearning Coordinator. He enjoys reading, writing, music and playing computer games in equal measures. He has a particular interest in the intersection between theology and the arts. His most recent book is The Rome Gospel, a historical novel about the writing of the Gospel of Mark that also involves flashbacks into key moments in Mark's life. He has also written The Corinth Letters, which looks at the situation that gave rise to Paul's correspondence with the Corinthian church, and The Ephesus Scroll, a novel about the book of Revelation. He has written a play based on the life of Saul and a musical based on the Biblical book of Esther (a free download of the 1998 performance at Lilydale Baptist Church is available on NoiseTrade).

For those who might be interested, he lists C. S. Lewis, Peter Shaffer and Neal Stephenson as his literary inspirations.

About NoiseTrade

NoiseTrade is a user-generated platform where fans can trade their email addresses for free music and books. All content is provided by users and does not indicate an endorsement from the Paste editorial staff. Create an artist or author account from a desktop or laptop to upload your own content and connect to new fans today.