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Maura Roan McKeegan
Emmaus Road Publishing
Old and New Series
What do Adam and Jesus have in common? What do Eve and Mary have in common?
More than you think!
With full color illustrations, Maura Roan McKeegan has brought to life biblical typology for children. Presenting the stories of Adam and Eve and Jesus and Mary and placing them side by side, children can see biblical typology jump off the page.
In The End of the Fiery Sword, children will discover similarities between persons or events in the Old Testament that foreshadow persons or events in the New Testament without any difficulty and easily understand at an early age what St. Augustine meant when he said that the New Testament lies hidden in the Old and the Old Testament is revealed in the New.
Recommended for ages 7 and up.
About the Author
Maura Roan McKeegan grew up in Potomac, Maryland, and now lives in Steubenville, Ohio, with her husband Shaun and their four children. Her articles have appeared in publications such as Franciscan Way, Guideposts, Lay Witness, and My Daily Visitor.
About the Illustrator
Ted Schluenderfritz is the illustrator of several books including A Life of Our Lord for Children, The Book of Angels, and Darby O’Gill and the Good People. He is a freelance graphic designer and the art director for Catholic Digest and Gilbert Magazine. He lives in Littleton, Colorado with his wife Rachel and their six children. You can view more of his work at www.5sparrows.com.
About the Series
What do the Old and New Testaments have in common? To answer this question, Maura Roan McKeegan presents biblical typology for children. Taking familiar stories from the Old and New Testaments and placing them side by side, children can easily understand at an early age what St. Augustine meant when he said that “the New Testament lies hidden in the Old and the Old Testament is revealed in the New.”
The words of this book are breathtakingly beautiful. The artwork is captivating. I love presenting biblical typology to children, and I don’t believe it could be done more perfectly than in this book. Thank you Maura Roan McKeegan! You have touched my soul with your words. I can’t wait for more of your books!
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