J.B. Keats has enjoyed a long and successful career as a medical school professor at University of Southern California and has now embarked on a new career: author. Combining his passions: religion, history, and great writing, Keats penned the fast-paced new thriller He Can See Heaven: The Hierophant.
I had a chance to review the book, and it's an intriguing and absorbing adventure around the globe to find the original scripture that is the foundation of the Christian faith. You can tell the book has been well-researched, yet it's not a dry read. Ellen Shea, a young scholar, searches for the original New Testament scripture on an often dangerous search through Europe, North Africa, and NYC. It kept my interest the whole time I read it, and would intrigue anyone who is interested in Biblical history.
Joel Benner (J.B.) Keats is a retired medical school professor whose lifelong academic interests merge in his new novel, He Can See Heaven. A Catholic altar boy steeped in evangelism as a teen, his extensive exposure to Eastern, Native American, Muslim, and Jewish traditions infuses his exhilarating and provocative historical novels with a kaleidoscope of characters and perspectives.