In the beginning, darkness is upon the stage and a voice declares, "Let there be light." The light reveals a solitary actor who speaks a narrative as ancient as time, as powerful as tomorrow's news headlines.
Genesis is the story of stories, an eloquent telling of the first book of the Bible, a theatrical tour de force.
With remarkable energy and a gift for storytelling that can prickle the back of your neck, McLean captures the humor and pathos in Genesis' dramatic sweep from Eden to Babel, from the immense flood of Noah to Abraham's heart-cleaving sacrifice of his son Isaac, from the epic destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah to Jacob's soul-wounding wrestling match with the Angel of God.
Passionate, fallible men and women spring to life in a story that has inspired children and baffled scholars. You've never known Genesis like this.