Confessions of a Prodigal Daughter by Sarahbeth Caplin

Confessions of a Prodigal Daughter

“He’s unique, this Jesus. And God willing, I will continue pursuing him until the end, no matter how difficult it gets.”

Confessions of a Prodigal Daughter is a memoir of a woman who grew up in a Jewish home but felt the appeal of Christianity in college. The journey to Christianity was long and had many bumps in the road. The book shows the true struggle that she faced both internally and in her relationships. 

The author asked me to review this book through my blog. The synopsis of Confessions of a Prodigal Daughter sounded interesting and I agreed to receive the book in exchange for a fair review.

Growing up in a Jewish home, Sarah followed some of the rules, but she wasn’t expected to be a perfect Jew. Every once in a while, she would have a cheeseburger and would feel guilty, but would still do it. She had friends who were Christians, so she knew some of what they believed. She bristled when people would wish her a “Merry Christmas” since they didn’t celebrate Christmas. In college, she meets people, including a boyfriend, who start showing her authentic Christianity and she eventually finds herself converting. It’s not a simple process, though, because she feels she can’t tell her family or Jewish friends.

I found this book very interesting. Sarahbeth (her new name after becoming a Christian) is very honest in her internal struggles converting from Judaism to Christianity. This book is for any adult who enjoys memoirs, especially people of faith or are interested in faith.

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About Sarah Anne Carter

Sarah Anne Carter is a writer and reader. She grew up all over the world as a military brat and is now putting down roots with her family in Ohio. Family life keeps her busy, but any spare moment is spent reading, writing or thinking about plots for novels.