Jesus Freaks: Stories of Those Who Stood for Jesus

By: DC Talk and Voice of the Martyrs

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Crayon marking on title page and slight water staining on several pages. Jesus Freaks by dc Talk and The Voice of the Martyrs, is a companion volume to dc Talk's album of the same name. It is a book for teenagers about martyrdom, containing dozens of profiles of figures ranging from Stephen, whose martyrdom is described in the Book of Acts, to "Anila and Perveen," two teenage Pakistani girls and Christian believers. In 1997, Perveen was killed for running away in order to avoid marrying a Muslim man; Anila was imprisoned for helping her friend escape. In an introduction to the book, Michael Tait explains its purpose: "In a world built on free will instead of God's will, we must be the Freaks. While we may not be called to martyr our lives, we must martyr our way of life. We must put our selfish ways to death and march to a different beat. Then the world will see Jesus." The book's design is hip and easy to read, and its summary of Christian persecutions that continue today is useful--and frightening.

Title: Jesus Freaks: Stories of Those Who Stood for Jesus

Author Name: DC Talk and Voice of the Martyrs

Categories: Other, Church History, Biography, Persecution,

Publisher: Tulsa, OK, Albury Publishing: 1999

ISBN Number: 1577780728

ISBN Number 13: 9781577780724

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 003122