We Do Not Wrestle With Flesh and Blood: The true story of a mans death and resurrection

5 avg rating
( 2 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780983800712: We Do Not Wrestle With Flesh and Blood: The true story of a mans death and resurrection

This true story relates the conflicts of a young man seeking truth and freedom in central London in the early 2000s. Set against a fast-paced dialogue between wildly diverse cultures-American, English, and Russian-it tells how the subtle deceptions of evil can eventually destroy a life. When Benjamin Smith leaves small town Texas for college in London, he seeks only one kind of salvation: freedom from the crushing boredom of a safe life lived within the margins, and its predictable nine-to-five future. Daring to ask if there was more to existence than a report card and a resume, he sets out to join Alex, the son of a Russian oligarch, at a prestigious English business school. The plan seems simple--Make powerful friends, and then make a ton of money. And from effortless power and money, freedom would follow. Somehow. We Do Not Wrestle with Flesh and Blood is a witty but profound spiritual testimony about what goes wrong. Preyed upon by one of Alex's sycophantic friends, Benjamin's ambitions deteriorate into a haze of drugs and alcohol. The crisis brings him to a traumatic death experience, and a choice that will have eternal consequences.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

(No Available Copies)

Search Books:



Create a Want

If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added. If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you!

Create a Want