Dream Seeker: Return of Joshua is a novel written by By Damian Hospital and Tony Vahl in 2007. It is the sequel to their first novel Dream Seeker: The Velvet Mask. What is Return of Joshua? This sci-fi fantasy speculative fiction book is about two friends who execute a plan to change the world via the Second Coming of Christ. It is about an ethical dilemma faced by Dace Senoit, Dream Seeker, with the fate of the world hanging on his decision. It’s about members of the enigmatic group called the Soul Patrol who are set free from the curse that governs their lives. It’s about powerful and timeless Icons who see their power fading in the face of the return of Jesus Christ (Joshua). The Return of Joshua is also the first novel that incorporates the concept of Enneagram Personality Types in a fictional setting.
Yes, Return of Joshua is a book about the Second Coming of Christ. However, Return of Joshua is 100% different than any other Second Coming novelization. One question that comes up: why did the authors choose to use the name Joshua instead of Jesus? Very simple:
“Jesus” is the Greek form of the Hebrew “Joshua” (which means “Jehovah saves”; Jehovah, of course, is the anglicized representation of “the proper name of God”). Galileans may have spoken Aramaic, but they used Hebrew names for their children. However, by the time the Gospels were written in 60 AD (depending of which source you agree with), Greek had come into general use for literary purposes , thus “Joshua” became “Jesus.” The man-god you call Jesus answered to the name of “Joshua”.
Dream Seeker: The Return of Joshua is loaded with deep thought provoking questions as well:
- When did society begin to lose their fear of Satan?
- When did society go soft on the concept of eternal damnation?
- Is the loss of fear of religious evil archetypes limited to developed countries in our time? Why or why not?
- Which work has more spiritual value: A Course In Miracles or Dante’s Inferno?
- Why are nihilists so passionate about denying belief in God?
- Do dreams have meaning?
- Is energy eternal?
- Why do people long for charismatic leaders and messiahs? (Note: Tony Vahl and Damian Hospital predicted the Obama Messiah event.)
Some Dream Seeker reviews:
William James: “Still smiling in disbelief…I was literally out of breath after reading this story…”Joshua” is Jesus Christ. These chapters introduce His Return. He was interviewed…truthfully, words can’t do this chapter justice, so I’ll shut up now.”
Jill Hoffman: “Refreshingly original…Would be a great TV show. I can’t believe how deep the stories are, and how original the characters are. I can’t recommend this book enough. Price is very affordable, too. Very professional cover and layout. No spelling errors, typos, or grammatical mistakes. Very efficient. A++++”
Gale Peterson: “My favorite is the Realtor who buys, sells and trades realities. This is deep reading.”
Tami Brady from the Velvet Mask’s TCM Reviews: “I thought that this was a great idea that definitely deserved an opportunity but I was a little concerned that the writers couldn’t uphold such originality throughout the entire story. A few hours later, I immerged with the book completely read. I hadn’t taken one break. I hadn’t even taken a sip of water because I was so completely immersed.”
Check it out- Return of Joshua