Book Review

God's Child

The Odd Thomas Series
by Dean Koontz

reviewed by Hunter Baker

His name is Odd. Not Todd. Odd. When you look into the origins of his name, they aren't clear. Maybe it was some strange kind of family name. Perhaps it was a mistake on the birth certificate. The young man's parents aren't sure themselves. It is as if the Lord wanted to express the metaphysical truth of this exceptional individual and so arranged to have him legally proclaimed Odd.

Odd is a saint, a short order cook, a man of sorrows, a gentle spirit who sometimes has to be violent, a person in possession of immediate and personal proof of the afterlife, and, therefore, a natural . . .

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Hunter Baker , J.D., Ph.D., is the dean of arts and sciences at Union University, a fellow of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, and an affiliate scholar of the Acton Institute.

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