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

Fan of Sherlock Holmes

 on March 21, 2016
By phonetic panda
I am a fan of Sherlock Holmes. I admit it. So when I saw the title of this book I had to get the book.

Five Stars

 on August 14, 2017
By Dr. Fred
Very well written tying in scripture with lessons from the original Canon.

Five Stars

3 people found this helpful.
 on September 15, 2015
By Alicia M Richcreek
Loved it and the practical application.

Great find

3 people found this helpful.
 on September 8, 2015
By The Snyders
My boyfriend loved it!

Great Biblical principles

One person found this helpful.
 on September 21, 2015
By Hope
Well written. Great Biblical principles. Profitable reading for all ages.

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.

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