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In the future, it's possible to live forever--but at what cost?

A.D. 2088.

Missionary daughter Abigail Caldwell emerges from the jungle for the first time in her thirty-four years, the sole survivor of a mysterious disease that killed her village. Abby goes to America, only to discover a nation where Christianity has completely died out. A curious message from her grandfather assigns her a surprising mission: re-introduce the Christian faith in America, no matter how insurmountable the odds.

But a larger threat looms. The world's leading artificial intelligence industrialist has perfected a technique for downloading the human brain into a silicon form. Brain transplants have begun, and with them comes the potential of eliminating physical death altogether--but at what expense?

As Abby navigates a society grown more addicted to stimulating the body than nurturing the soul, she and Creighton Daniels, a historian troubled by his father's unexpected death, become unwitting targets of powerful men who will stop at nothing to further their nefarious goals. Hanging in the balance--the spiritual future of all humanity.

In this futuristic thriller, startling near-future science collides with thought-provoking theology. The Last Christian is a provocative what if? novel from David Gregory, best-selling author of Dinner With a Perfect Stranger.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Synopsis:

Missionary Abigail Caldwell returns after thirty-four years to an America where artificial brains which have lost all memory of God are being downloaded into its citizens and joins forces with an historian as they try to re-introduce Christianity.

Synopsis:

In the future, it’s possible to live forever—but at what cost?

A.D. 2088.

Missionary daughter Abigail Caldwell emerges from the jungle for the first time in her thirty-four years, the sole survivor of a mysterious disease that killed her village. Abby goes to America, only to discover a nation where Christianity has completely died out. A curious message from her grandfather assigns her a surprising mission: re-introduce the Christian faith in America, no matter how insurmountable the odds.

But a larger threat looms. The world's leading artificial intelligence industrialist has perfected a technique for downloading the human brain into a silicon form. Brain transplants have begun, and with them comes the potential of eliminating physical death altogether—but at what expense?

As Abby navigates a society grown more addicted to stimulating the body than nurturing the soul, she and Creighton Daniels, a historian troubled by his father's unexpected death, become unwitting targets of powerful men who will stop at nothing to further their nefarious goals. Hanging in the balance—the spiritual future of all humanity.

In thisfast-paced thriller, startling near-future science collides with thought-provoking religious themes to create a spell-binding "what-if?" novel.

About the Author

DAVID GREGORY is the author of Dinner with a Perfect Stranger, A Day with a Perfect Stranger, The Next Level, and the co author of two nonfiction books. After a ten-year business career, he returned to school to study religion, sociology and communications. He holds Master's degrees from Dallas Theological Seminary and the University of North Texas. He has been a frequent teacher, trainer, and conference speaker since the 1990s. A native of Texas, he now lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife, Ava, and their four children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307459060
Subtitle:
A Novel
Publisher:
The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
Illustrator:
Gerardi, Jan
Author:
Gregory, David
Author:
David, Gregory
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Artificial intelligence
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Fiction : Religious - General
Subject:
Religious - General
Subject:
Artificial Intelligence
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Audio Books-Christianity
Subject:
Audio Books-Religion Western
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Subject:
Christianity-Christian Fiction
Subject:
Religion Western-Religious Fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20100504
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
416

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The Last Christian: A Novel
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"Synopsis" by , Missionary Abigail Caldwell returns after thirty-four years to an America where artificial brains which have lost all memory of God are being downloaded into its citizens and joins forces with an historian as they try to re-introduce Christianity.
"Synopsis" by , In the future, it’s possible to live forever—but at what cost?

A.D. 2088.

Missionary daughter Abigail Caldwell emerges from the jungle for the first time in her thirty-four years, the sole survivor of a mysterious disease that killed her village. Abby goes to America, only to discover a nation where Christianity has completely died out. A curious message from her grandfather assigns her a surprising mission: re-introduce the Christian faith in America, no matter how insurmountable the odds.

But a larger threat looms. The world's leading artificial intelligence industrialist has perfected a technique for downloading the human brain into a silicon form. Brain transplants have begun, and with them comes the potential of eliminating physical death altogether—but at what expense?

As Abby navigates a society grown more addicted to stimulating the body than nurturing the soul, she and Creighton Daniels, a historian troubled by his father's unexpected death, become unwitting targets of powerful men who will stop at nothing to further their nefarious goals. Hanging in the balance—the spiritual future of all humanity.

In thisfast-paced thriller, startling near-future science collides with thought-provoking religious themes to create a spell-binding "what-if?" novel.

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