The Iron Sceptre

The Iron Sceptre


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Anthropos is in danger. So Wesley, Kurt and Lisa are once again magically transported from their home in Winnipeg to help save this threatened land. The Iron Sceptre, the source of King Kardia's power to rule, is in peril. The children, joined by their cousin Mary, are called on to stop Mirmah and her chief sorcerer, Archimago. But to do so, they must travel beneath the Northern Mountains, around Goldcoffin's Palace and into the very heart of Mirmah's kingdom. What awaits is much more than a mere adventure.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780877845898
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 05/17/1981
Series: The Archives of Anthropos , #4
Pages: 408
Sales rank: 1,080,716
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

John White was born in Liverpool, England, on March 5, 1924, and grew up in Manchester. After serving as a reconnaissance photographer in the Fleet Air Arms during World War II, he completed medical training at Manchester University. He later participated in a variety of short-term missions efforts (including Bible smuggling!) and capitalized on many opportunities to encourage Christians behind the Iron Curtain during the beginning of the Cold War.
On June 25, 1955, White married Laureate May O'Hara. From 1955 to 1964 he served as a medical missionary with New Tribes Mission. Later he was appointed associate general secretary of the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students of Latin America.
White emigrated to Canada with his family in 1965 and later completed his residency in psychiatry in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He next filled the post of associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Manitoba and also served locally as pastor of Church of the Way.
He wrote 25 books as well as numerous articles and study guides. A much sought-after speaker, he lectured around the world at churches, conferences and leadership events. During his later life, White moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, helping to plant a Vineyard church there (Surrey Vineyard) and becoming involved in the larger Vineyard Christian Fellowship.
John White died in 2002, but his written ministry lives on, with over 1.5 million of his books in print.

Table of Contents

1. Miserable Mary McNab
2. What Mary Tells the Others
3. Great Aunt Felicia
4. Pass through the Glass
5. Anthropos Betrayed
6. The Igloo and the Animals
7. A Giant Dish of Ice Cream
8. The King Sends a Letter
9. A Sleepless Night for Everyone
10. Fire on the Mountain
11. Grateful Even for a Witch's Hug
12. The Darkening of Six Kingdoms
13. Mary's Mission for Mirmah
14. Beneath the Northern Mountains
15. Goldcoffin's Treasure
16. The Other Side of the Mirror
17. Ballet of the Heavens
18. The Broken Sceptres
19. Journey by Kayak
20. Orges and Dreams of Orges
21. Kardia Sets Sail
22. The Charioteer at the Bottom of the Sea
23. "Look Well to the Sceptre!"
24. the Crystal Ball and Chain
25. The Easiest Thing Mary Ever Did
26. The Peril of Poseidon
27. He Who Is Pardoned
28. In the Palace of Darkness
29. A Drop of Gaal's Blood
30. Playing Tag with Gaal
31. Because Kardia Didn't Kill Mirmah
32. The Sceptre of Iron and the Sceptre of Gold
Appendix A: On Dragon Fighting
Appendix B: A Guide to Anthropos

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