"Chaplain Emilio Marrero has written a brilliant and moving account of his experiences in the Iraq War. It is a side of war we rarely know. His personal and passionate story is wonderfully told and a must read for those who want to understand a side of combat seldom described."--General Anthony C. Zinni USMC (Retired)
The Wall Street Journal, Melik Kaylan names "A Quiet Reality" as a primary source to opinion piece on how media "hyped" military destruction of ancient sites. To see article click here.
Title: A Quiet Reality
Sub-Title: A Chaplain's Journey into Babylon, Iraq with the I Marine Expeditionary Force
A Quiet Reality is a heartwarming and hopeful story that invites you to join Chaplain Marrero in this exciting journey through Iraq as he ministered to U.S. Marines. Join him through an exhilarating tactical convoy during his first night in Iraq, through the painful ministry to the wounded and dead. Reflect with him as he ponders on this quest as a man in uniform and a pastor. Walk with him through the ancient ruins of Nebuchadnezzar's Palace in Babil and join him on an exciting quest to open biblical history to his Marines while he seeks to care for the Iraqis around him. A Quiet Reality is a hopeful commentary on a selfless quest to be true to ones faith and one's calling in the most trying of times. A wonderful Chrisitan inspirational story that provides deep insight into how Americans and Iraqis touched one another.
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