Divine Choreography of Redemption

Setting the Eternal Saga in Time

Fiction - Religious Theme
162 Pages
Reviewed on 05/05/2018
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Reviewed by Jamie Michele for Readers' Favorite

Divine Choreography of Redemption: Setting the Eternal Saga in Time by William E. Jefferson is the second book in a week with a theological connection that I've picked up - and then set back down, for a fleeting moment - that felt like it might whiz over my head. This book is intelligent fiction at its finest and while it isn't really very lengthy, it feels like it carries a world of weight within its pages. Jefferson takes us to the Isle of Estillyen, where time isn't linear and distance is beautifully ambiguous. Through the narrative of Estillyen's message-making monks (who "go by chosen names: Saga, Narrative, Plot, Story, and the like"), we are brought along on a journey to discover a means to balance - and whether it's even possible to coexist - the subservient technological onslaught of today with an authentic scriptural foundation.

Divine Choreography of Redemption by William E. Jefferson is beautiful in both its message and the eloquent execution of that message. It's clear that Jefferson is skilled in the craft of writing, particularly when the story weaves through spirited observation and a doctrinal examination, but to be able to do this with liberal doses of humor and make it entertaining requires an altogether higher talent. In less capable hands, the depth of Jefferson's prose could have been a bedtime story for all of the wrong reasons. Instead, readers will find a book that entertains and delights while engaged in a careful dance that leads us on a beautifully intelligent path of reflection. Less thought was required in determining a star rating of five, and I'm so grateful to have had the opportunity to read this book.