From Publishers Weekly
Appearing in a charged election year, this apocalyptic thriller—dedicated to President Bush and those killed in the 9/11 attacks—delivers a strong Republican, Zionist message. Life Quality, an organization that [...] will seemingly stop at nothing to acquire body parts. In another story line, Randall Sullivan finds he is able to talk with the spirits of the dead [...] which earns him celebrity status but becomes more than he bargained for. [...] Johnson (Ice
) is a talented writer who juggles many characters with aplomb, but his talents falter under his didacticism. Environmentalists of faith will be offended by his disparaging comments about those who oppose drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and other readers may be troubled by the idea that the U.S. must offer allegiance to Israel no matter what. The token insertion of a likable Muslim couple isn't enough to counter the stereotypical Middle Eastern characters. Storytelling takes second place here to dogma.
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“A Form of Godliness
is a breathtaking read, full of the dilemmas and triumphs of the age now upon us–nuclear blasts, world war, acts of terrorism and acts of heroism. I read every page as quickly as my eyes could move. With this spellbinding tale, Shane Johnson retains his place as one of our finest Christian novelists.”
–Jefferson Scott, author of Operation: Firebrand–Crusade
“Full of political intrigue, terrorist threats, and prophetic insight, A Form of Godliness
calls out a warning that should not be ignored. Shane Johnson proves once again that he is a powderkeg of ideas."
–Eric Wilson, author of Dark to Mortal Eyes
“Shane Johnson’s imagination takes him on unforgettable, thrilling journeys–thankfully, he invites us to go along. A Shane Johnson novel is more than a book; it’s a ride to remember.”
–Alton Gansky, author of Beneath the Ice
and Out of Time
“Thought-provoking and chilling–A Form of Godliness
will engross readers to the last page.”
–Linda Windsor, award-winning author of Along Came JonesFrom the Trade Paperback edition.