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    I won this item from Goodreads and promised to review so here goes Boy, is this book being marketed to the wrong crowd The back of the book reads The bestsellers Twilight books tell the story of a regular girl s relationship with a vampire who has chosen to follow his good side But the Saga isn t just another fantasy it s teaching girls about love, sex, and purpose With 48 million copies in print and a succession of upcoming blockbuster films, now is the time to ask the important qu I won this item from Goodreads and promised to review so here goes Boy, is this book being marketed to the wrong crowd The back of the book reads The bestsellers Twilight books tell the story of a regular girl s relationship with a vampire who has chosen to follow his good side But the Saga isn t just another fantasy it s teaching girls about love, sex, and purpose With 48 million copies in print and a succession of upcoming blockbuster films, now is the time to ask the important question Can vampires teach us about God s plan for love To me, that sounds like a gushing attempt to turn the Twilight saga into some kind of morality tale, which even Stephenie Meyer said was not the intent After reading the synopsis, I was very curious how the author was going to pull it off She asks the question Can vampires teach us about God s plan for love and then, instead of gushing about how awesome Twilight is, she answers her own question with a r...


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    I ve always liked vampire books, so when I got the opportunity to review this books for Waterbrook Multnomah, I jumped at the chance to see how a Christian author would handle this subject.TOUCHED BY A VAMPIRE, by Beth Felker Jones, is for every parent who s wondered if their teenaged daughter s obsession with the TWILIGHT series is a good thing, and every reader who wants to examine the phenomendeeply in light of Christian truth I was particularly interested because of a granddaughter wh I ve always liked vampire books, so when I got the opportunity to review this books for Waterbrook Mul...


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    NOTE I won this book in a Goodread s First Reads Giveaway Due to my move from one country to another, this book and my review of it got a bit lost in the shuffle.REVIEW I should ve read the description better before entering for the ARC This just wasn t my cup a That being said, I can certainly see why strong religious believers would examine the market s response of the popular vampire series and how it relates to parents and their children that read them or are kept from doing so.Initia NOTE I won this book in a Goodread s First Reads Giveaway Due to my move from one country to another, this book and my review of it got a bit lost in the shuffle.REVIEW I should ve read the description better before entering for the ARC This just wasn t my cup a That being said, I can certainly see why strong religious believers would examine the market s response of the popular vampire series and how it relates to parents and their children that read them or are kept from doing so.Initial reaction to further reading about the book before receiving it Hmmm, let s see,EXAMINING TWILIGHT THROUGH A BIBLICAL LENSYowza Sounds kinda heavy to me I guess I should ve donethan just read the title, b c the description would a made me pass on the Enter To Win button But, as a winner, I...


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    A friend of mine was given this book and got a kick out of it, so she gave it to me not as a serious read, but just as something fun funny I too got a kick out of it, but I must say that you might need to be careful if you read it because it could come across very differently.In this book, Beth Felker Jones takes what she considers some of the main themes in Twilight family, sex, love, romance and talks about how they are handled in the Twilight Universe, and then contrasts that with how t A friend of mine was given this book and got a kick out of it, so she gave it to me not as a serious read, but...


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    BOOK REVIEW by author of vampire fiction, Ellen C Maze Rabbit Chasing Beth Rider I have just finished reading TOUCHED BY A VAMPIRE by Beth Felker Jones, a book that promises to examine the major themes of the TWILIGHT SAGA through a biblical lens I must say that on the whole, the author has succeeded in this endeavor.I read some reviews before I bought this book, pro and con, and had no idea which way I would go when I finally got to read it myself It turns out that this was an easy read and BOOK REVIEW by author of vampire fiction, Ellen C Maze Rabbit Chasing Beth Rider I have just finished reading TOUCHED BY A VAMPIRE by Beth Felker Jones, a book that promises to examine the major themes of the TWILIGHT SAGA through a biblical lens I must say that on the whole, the author has succeeded in this endeavor.I read some reviews before I bought this book, pro and con, and had no idea which way I would go when I finally got to read it myself It turns out that this was an easy read and I got a lot out of it I feel like I need to tell you a secret thoughwhat I liked best about this book is that Felker Jones succinctly and superbly provided de...


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    Touched by a Vampire by Beth Felker Jones is an indepth look at the messages in the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer From marriage and children to self worth and faith, there are plenty of messages to be found in the series of books, and Jones looks at them all through the light of Christianity My daughter and I are both big fans of the Twilight series so I was intrigued by the idea of digging deeper into what Meyer has to say about the big issues of life, especially in view of her Mormon fa Touched by a Vampire by Beth Felker Jones is an indepth look at the messages in the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer From marriage and children to self worth and faith, there are plenty of messages to be found in the series of books, and Jones looks at them all through the light of Christianity My daughter and I are both big fans of the Twilight series so I was intrigued by the idea of digging deeper into what Meyer has to say about the big issues of life, especially in view of her Mormon faith, and Jones covers every issue thoroughly Looking at the Cullen family as a metaphor for the Mormon ideal was eye opening Some reade...


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    I won this book from Goodreads and I thought I was in for a scholarly experience Unfortunately, this was not the case While I have no doubt that Ms Felker Jones has a good grasp of her Christian Subject matter, I think she missed the mark on discovering hidden messages Instead of discovering anything new or insightful, Ms Felker Jones really prepared a reading and discussion guide to Christian reading groups concerning the Twilight Saga She pulls from Old Testament, New Testament, and her I won this book from Goodreads and I thought I was in for a scholarly experience Unfortunately, this was not the case While I have no doubt that Ms Felker Jones has a good grasp of her Christian Subject matter, I think she missed the mark on discovering hidden messages Instead of discovering anything new or insightful, Ms Felker Jones really prepared a reading and discussion guide to Christian reading groups concerning the Twilight Saga She pulls from Old Testament, New Testament, and her own Christian background to provide support for her ideas Sometimes all of this pulling seemed so random to me, it was hard to keep up with her and her direction Overall I believe this is simply a reading and discussion guide for Christian groups I would like to suggest that the tag line be changed toaccurately reflect that this is a reading guide I believe Discovering Hidden Messages does not accurate...


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    Frankly I hate it I was looking forward to this book in finding both good and bad values from the opinions of a Biblical perspective of author Beth Felker Jones Yet what I found was that with every opinion that she put out there I felt was twisted and incorrect Her views of fate and true love, as well as jealousy were just the beginning of my irritation and extreme differences of opinion Continuing on with taking things that are good in comparison to most fiction readily available to our tee Frankly I hate it I was looking forward to this book in finding both good and bad values from the opinions of a Biblical perspective of author Beth Felker Jones Yet what I found was that with every opinion that she put out there I felt was twisted and incorrect Her views of fate and true love, as well as jealousy were just the beginning of my irritation and extreme differences of opinion Continuing on with taking things that are good i...


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    For a teacher of homeschoolers, many of whom study from a Christian based curricululm, this book provides wonderful fodder for discussion It offers a structure from which all can discuss universal issues of sex, desire, ...


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    It was an interesting approach to Christianity through the Twilight Saga I think I need this review to input my own opinion on the Twilight Saga, hear on out to be referred to as the Saga The author has decided to take the themes of the Saga and measure them up to the Christian ideals and Jesus as the perfect love I have to agree with this author wholeheartedly I love tragedies You learn so much from the mistakes There is nothing li...


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Touched by a Vampire EXAMINING TWILIGHT THROUGH A BIBLICAL LENSPeople Around The World Are Asking The Same Question, Enraptured With Edward And Bella S Forbidden Romance In The Twilight Saga, A Four Book Serial Phenomenon Written By Stephenie Meyer The Bestsellers Tell The Story Of A Regular Girl S Relationship With A Vampire Who Has Chosen To Follow His Good Side But The Saga Isn T Just Another Fantasy It S Teaching Girls About Love, Sex, And Purpose With 48 Million Copies In Print And A Succession Of Upcoming Blockbuster Films, Now Is The Time To Ask The Important Question Can Vampires Teach Us About God S Plan For Love Touched By A Vampire Is The First Book To Investigate The Themes Of The Twilight Saga From A Biblical Perspective Some Christian Readers Have Praised Moral Principles Illustrated In The Story, Such As Premarital Sexual Abstinence, Which Align With Meyer S Mormon Beliefs But Ultimately, Beth Felker Jones Examines Whether The Story S Redemptive Qualities Outshine Its Darkness.Cautionary, Thoughtful, And Challenging, Touched By A Vampire Is Written For Twilight Fans, Parents, Teachers, And Pop Culture Enthusiasts It Includes An Overview Of The Series For Those Unfamiliar With The Storyline And A Discussion Guide For Small Groups.