A Sherlock Holmes Devotional: Uncovering the Mysteries of God
September 23rd, 2015 by Aldouspi

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After a century, Sherlock Holmes mysteries still fascinate us—and this devotional will delight you with spiritual truths drawn from the pages of the classic detective stories. A Sherlock Holmes Devotional contains 60 entries drawn from the characters, stories, and events of the Holmes canon. From 221b Baker Street to Reichenbach Falls, from Irene Adler to the evil Dr. Moriarty, from the pipe to the violin, this book investigates the spiritual truths we can discern from this enigmatic fictional character—a brusque, stubborn, and arrogant man who also shows honor, trust, and self-sacrificing friendship. It’s a fascinating read for fans of the series—or those yet to meet the great detective!

Product Details

  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Shiloh Run Press (July 1, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1630589128
  • ISBN-13: 978-1630589127
  • Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.8 x 7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces

Customer Reviews

Didn't Think it would be Good -- Ooops!

12 people found this helpful.
 on July 1, 2015
By Bassocantor

The perfect book for any Holmesian!

4 people found this helpful.
 on August 24, 2015
By In the Bookcase
This book provides readers with how to look at the literary character of Sherlock Holmes from a Christian perspective, and furthermore, using the art of deduction to find God's everlasting mercies in your life. It's a unique, one-of-a-kind book, which combines two big things in my life: a fictional detective who has stood the test of time and God, who created time itself and everything in it.

Sherlock Holmes Devotional

4 people found this helpful.
 on July 25, 2015
By Donna Safford
Sherlock Holmes, a beloved fictional detective who could always uncover the solution to a crime. Using practical and observational knowledge, he put the pieces together to find the answers. Could this same logic be used to study the Bible? Come along and find out!

A new twist on the classic detective stories

4 people found this helpful.
 on August 19, 2015
By Paul (Kent) Muckley
First, a full disclosure: I know Trisha White Priebe, and I was the editor who contracted this book with her. BUT…while she was finishing the manuscript, I took a job with another publisher. When A Sherlock Holmes Devotional released, I purchased my own copy because I was eager to see how the whole thing turned out—and I was just as pleased with the book as I’d been with the original proposal. The author clearly knows both the Holmes canon and the Bible, as well as interesting historical details on Arthur Conan Doyle and the world from which he wrote. This devotional highlights characters, events, and themes from the Sherlock Holmes stories, drawing thought-provoking parallels to biblical truths…it is by turns informative, encouraging, and challenging. In the tradition of other devotionals based on “secular” topics (for example, sports, movies, or history), A Sherlock Holmes Devotional uses a beloved topic as a springboard to Christian truth. I enjoyed it tremendously and recommend it to Christian fans of the great detective.

Sherlock Holmes Unlocks the Mysteries of the Heart

3 people found this helpful.
 on September 7, 2015
By Upstate New York Reader
A Sherlock Holmes Devotional

Every Sherlockian should read this!

2 people found this helpful.
 on August 23, 2015
By thekai
I adore this devotional based on lessons from the works of Sherlock Holmes! Each chapter focuses on a particular quote, or a quality of Holmes and Watson, or one of their adventures, and weaves a similarity between that concept and the Christian life. Although Conan Doyle was not a notable Christian and Holmes is somewhat ambiguous about his beliefs, there are still lessons to be learned from the stories!

Want to read it over and over!

2 people found this helpful.
 on November 3, 2015
By Laurin Boyle
I am always searching for a good devotional. Not something that simply tells me what I want to hear, so I can trip along through my happy, little life, but one that teaches me, convicts me, and at least occasionally makes me smile. A Sherlock Holmes Devotional by Trisha White Priebe most definitely fits that bill.

It's elementary. A review of A Sherlock Holmes Devotional

One person found this helpful.
 on November 14, 2015
By Mrs Anne L Johnson
Since 1887, when Sherlock Holmes first stalked into the public arena through the creative writing of Arthur Conan Doyle, readers have been captivated by his elevated senses and deductive reasoning.

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