The World Book Awards Selection Committee has chosen "The Woman at the Well" by Ann Chamberlin and "One Precious Pearl: God's Design for His Church" by Robert Lloyd Russell to receive the prestigious Gold Award.
"The Woman at the Well" is the fictional story of three lives braiding together during the early days of Islam.
Khalid ibn al-Walid never lost a battle, either fighting against the Prophet Muhammad or for him."Women no longer give birth to the likes of Khalid," the Prophet said. In old age, the general dictates his memoirs to a eunuch scribe, with a new perspective to all the blood he shed.
In the desert oasis of Tadmor, twelve-year-
Renowned author and theologian Robert Lloyd Russell's "One Precious Pearl: God's Design for His Church" is a fascinating study of Jesus' parable of the "one pearl of great price." "One Precious Pearl" provides a clear interpretation of one of the least understood and rarely taught New Testament parables, followed by fascinating analogies with teach profound truth in simple language.
After providing a clear exposition of the parable, this landmark book provides a fascinating study with clear lessons for today.
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The World Book Awards congratulates its two Gold Award winners and looks forward to the 2012 World Book Awards competition.
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