How much will one man sacrifice to save thousands of lives?
Hundreds of sick and dying patients are being healed throughout New York City by an unseen force. As the world watches on, believing that divine intervention is the cause, security footage reveals that a single man is responsible.
When software genius Philip Campbell sells his security firm to enter the seminary, he ends up becoming a global Internet sensation with his message of compassion and kindness.
But when Father Campbell is excommunicated for a crime he felt compelled to commit, the attention he receives prompts him to change his identity and live a simpler life. At the height of his crippling despair, Campbell is unexpectedly offered the ability to heal illness in others but at great cost to himself...and perhaps the world.
Philosophy, science, and medicine meet to form a perfect storm along one man's journey through the infinite expanse of matter, energy, and the self. The Devil's Saint challenges traditional religious and social paradigms while questioning the very nature of consciousness and empathy.
This was my first audible book; I wasn't sure what to expect. My daughter bought it for me and suggested I could listen to it over time. I started it just before dinner, stopped for dinner, then stayed awake until 2:00 in the morning listening straight through to chapter 16. I couldn't put it down. Only the need for sleep kept me from finishing it in one day. I finished it the next day. It was a surprising and ultimately very moving story. In the end, I felt both sadness and joy and realized there was much to think about it, in the best way. The narration was very well done, for those who may either need or prefer to listen to their books. Five stars. I look forward to more books from this writer.
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The Devil's Saint was a fantastic journey brimming with morality, and takes a really good approach to faith while addressing logic at the same time. It was a breath of fresh air and I really enjoyed it. I look forward to future works by Duran.