Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Part I: The Boy, Chapter 1 - 2 Abstract
* Raziel is assigned to raise Biff from the dead, a childhood friend of Jesus Christ.
* Biff is to write a gospel about what Jesus/Joshua did before he started preaching.
* Joshua used to raise small animals from the dead when he was a child.
* People in the town think...
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