Following a productive career as a theological scholar, author, and minister, Bradford Whitfield and his wife, Nancy, retire to their hometown prepared to enjoy a life of leisure and travel. On September 11, 2001, just three months after their retirement, the terrorist attacks on American soil shock the nation, threaten world peace, and shatter the Whitfields' dreams of tranquility. As international relations continue to deteriorate, Brad is visited by his young cousin, Ezekiel Rogers, who has come to seek Brad's advice on a number of issues related to his present position with the International Coalition on Middle Eastern Affairs headquartered in Egypt. A hastily arranged flight to the Middle East plunges Brad into a world of intrigue, danger, and heart-rending tragedy as he seeks to persuade old enemies that the New Covenant's ideal of dignity and unity is the world's last, best hope for peaceful co-existence. 'Jerry Abbett has accomplished a remarkable undertaking in his latest book, The Covenant. The gripping story puts together characters most unlikely to be in any way helpful in resolving difficult international problems.' a Fr. Joseph F. GirzoneAs the group approached Susan, an old, beat-up brown Ford van coasted around the corner, straight toward her. Susan tried to move out of the way, but a tall, dark man with coal-black hair materialized beside her, blocking her escape. Without warning ... The Hummera#39;s powerful engine roared to life as Baasma leapt into the backseat, pulling Brad in beside her with surprising strength. Rasheed flooredanbsp;...
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