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Messiah: Origin

Messiah: Origin

By Matt Dorff and Mark Arey, illustrated by Kai Carpenter
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.13 Stars

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On 2/8 Natacha Rambova wrote: Rich in biblical foundation, artistic detail and color, Messiah: Origin is laid out in the typical graphic novel format. The prologue begins with the Creation synopsis in the opening of John's Gospel illustrating the coming prophetic fulfillment of the Messiah. The story continues with the birth of ... Messiah: Origin ~ Mark Arey, Kai Carpenter, Matt Dorff

Natacha Rambova's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/13 Victor Piedra wrote: The book : Messiah: Origin, from Zondervan, from my point of view falls in the category of nice. It is an illustrated short version of the Gospel. Did I mentioned this book is a condensed version of the Gospel?, well if by any chace I missed that , let me tell you : it is a condensed version. The illustrations ... Messiah: Origin (review)

Victor's Rating:

2 Stars

On 1/7 Michael Deutsch wrote: This book reminds me of a Children's Bible, with pictures and scripture, yet this is much more than a Children's Bible.  This is for adults and children to see the Bible in pictures, as well as reading the Word.This is the first book in a series of books which seek to illustrate through pictures ... MESSIAH: ORIGIN

Michael 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/3 R. J. Rivett wrote: MyBookLook Breakdown: Sometimes the Word of God can become mundane and boring. Sometimes black and white words do not bring a Living Gospel to life like it should. That is where Messiah: Origin comes in. With words chosen and crafted by Mark Arey, beautiful illustrations by Kai Carpenter, and formatted ... MyBookLook - Messiah: Origin by Arey, Carpenter and Dorff

R. J. Rivett's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/30 The Daily Walk wrote: I have had this book for some time now. I received it through the Booksneeze review program in turn for a review of my own personal opinion. I would pick it up and begin to read through it and lose interest. As a kid growing up I loved reading comics and I thought that this title would take me back to ... Messiah: Origin By Matt Dorff and Mark Arey, illustrated by Kai Carpenter

The Daily Walk's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/8 Kara Nichelle wrote: Messiah: Origin, is the first in a volume artistically telling the Gospel. This book is beautiful, and breathtaking artistically. The writing is simple and may disappoint those who want the full written text like a book. But to a visual learner, this book will be a great way to read the origin of our ... Messiah- a stunning, artistic portrayal of the Gospel

Kara Nichelle's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/3 Dianna wrote: I have several graphic novel readers in my house so I started looking at ways to get more of the Bible into their daily reading habits. So Zondervan sent me005 Messiah: Origin (which was originally titled Firstborn). I was very pleased at the fact that they didn’t change the scripture at all. In fact ... Messiah: Origin Review

Dianna's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/25 Andrew Wencl wrote: Messiah: Origin. Matt Dorff (Adapter). Kai Carpenter (Illustrator). Mark Avey (Translator). Grand Rapids, MI: Zonderva. 2013. 176 pp. $19.99.Just in time for the Christmas season comes Messiah: Origin from Zondervan. Merging scripture with a comic book-style format, the birth and early life of Christ ... Messiah: Origin

Andrew's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/24 Aiyana wrote: Each image is so well done, so beautiful on it’s own that in and of itself it could tell a story. This book has a ability to appeal not just for one group of people or even one age group. I would feel comfortable sharing this with my kids, young adults as well as adults. Breath taking pictures ... Messiah: Origin

Aiyana's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/23 Richard Jones wrote: A graphic novel that combines the gospels into one story. What could be bad?For me, it was quite a bit. Actually, the illustrations are fantastic. The book looks great! Carpenter has the skill. The issue for me was the writing - there is no dialogue. This is a graphic novel with no text bubbles.They ... Messiah: Origin by Matt Dorff and Kai Carpenter

Richard's Rating:

2 Stars