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Walter Joseph Schenck, Jr.Walter Schenck is an avid Bible student. He has written a synoptic study of the gospels of John, Mark, Matthew, and Luke as well as a biography of Jesus, (Shiloh, Unveiled: Parts 1 and 2) as well as a novel based on the biblical story of Genesis.

His Biblical works are presented within the traditions of the grand story teller. His epic novels are richly detailed.

He has also written a novel based on the Vietnam War – The Birdcatcher.

While in Vietnam, Walter Schenck earned the Bronze Star as well as the Army Commendation Medal besides several other awards.

All his novels represent the absolute best in characterization development with superb emphasis on historic accuracy combined with an outstanding and profound analysis of his subject material.

“Your work is often of astonishing brilliance…some of the most powerful writing I’ve ever seen in a writer…I would expect you to become a writer of serious note…I am deeply impressed by your book”
-FCCJ Critique

“His work is outstanding…He truly succeeds in making one want to know why and what next. He has a power of psychological involvement which is exceptional.”
-Prof Angus Wilson

“A breathtakingly good story — a strong, violent, moving tale set in Vietnam…high quality in style and intellectual intrigue with a visionary streak.”
-Prof Carkeet

“Powerful writing…excellent action writing…amazing talent.”
-Florida State College

 

Other Publications
By
Walter J. Schenck, Jr.

The Jesus Christ Studies Series

 

Jesus of the Four Gospels

(All four gospels are interwoven to form a single storyline.)

(Translated from the original Koine Greek.)

 

A Comprehensive Analysis of the Synoptic

Gospels Rendered in Color Text

(All Biblical material is translated from either the original Koine Greek or Hebrew.  —

(Kirkus Book Reviews RECOMMENDED READ LIST)

 

A Comprehensive Analysis of the Synoptic Gospels With Old Testament References and Interpretations Rendered in Color Text:

Volumes 1–8

(All Biblical material is translated from either the original

Koine Greek or Hebrew.)

 

The Handbook of Jesus’ Parables

(Compiled and translated from the original Koine Greek.)

Parables of Jesus and John the Baptizer With Full Color Illustrations

(25th Anniversary Revisit)

(Compiled and translated from the original Koine Greek.)

(Only legally copyright book of the Parables by the U.S. Government)

The Religious Novels

Yehohshua ha’Mashi’ach King of Israel 3793 Another Perspective /Reimagining of the Life of Jesus Christ from a Spiritual Jewish Man

(Two Publication Versions:

Full color dialogue with full color master artists

Black and White Without Illustrations)

 

 

Shiloh, Unveiled: A Thoroughly Detailed Novel on the Life, Times, Events, and People Interacting with Jesus Christ

(The Koine Greek and Hebrew were used

in this very special epic novel.)

(FAPA 2015 Silver Medal Award –

Category: Religion)

Priests and Warriors: With Expanded Events

Involving Jesus Christ’s Pre-Human Existence

 (FAPA 2014 Gold Medal Award –

Category: Religion)

 

First Voices: A Novel Based on Biblical Genesis

(Kirkus Book Reviews –

RECOMMENDED READ LIST)

(Critical Acclaim – Writer’s Digest)

 

Educational Series

The no-nonsense, straight-to-the-gut,

CCNA Study Guide

 

How to Correctly Format a Stage Play

 

Children’s Books

 

Uncle Earl’s Doggies

(Kirkus Book Review – RECOMMENDED READ LIST)

 

World’s Greatest Artists

 

My Horsie World

Science Fiction-Erotica

 

The Dark Diceman

The Birdcatcher Series

The Birdcatcher: The Formation & The Reformation

(This is written in the 3rd-person narrative, with additional characters.)

 

 

 

The Birdcatcher: 30th Anniversary Revisit

(This is based on the original leather hardback published in 1980, written in the 1st-person narrative.)

 

(Featured Author in Publisher’s Weekly, August 1, 2014)

 

Reign of the Madman: The Birdcatcher

 

ÁÁ / mér-íí-cáá / NÁ

 

Edited Books

 

Courage To Obey

 

Holiness in Obedience

 

The Spiritual Journey of Saint Teresa of Avila

 

Commandments of the Scriptures

 

Simple Thoughts

 

The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

 

Poetry Books

 

Thee & Me In A Mellow Thine

 

(FAPA 2016 Bronze Medal Award –

Category: Poetry)

 (Critically Acclaimed in Writer’s Digest)

 

Aunt Cathy’s Horsies

 

thoughts & glimpses in a play of emotional verses

 

(Critically Acclaimed in Writer’s Digest)

 

Clownish Society

 

Situational Madness

 

New Stuff, Old Trash

 

Escape to Canada, Rendered in Poetic Overtures

 

Experimental

 

I Wake

 

An Intense of Perhaps

 

Whores of Nineveh

 

Prometheus, Reimagined

 

The Birdcatcher Series

The Birdcatcher: The Formation & The Reformation

(This is written in the 3rd-person narrative, with additional characters.)

 

The Birdcatcher: 30th Anniversary Revisit

(This is based on the original leather hardback  published in 1980,

written in the 1st-person narrative.)

(Featured Author in Publishers Weekly, August 1, 2014)

 

Reign of the Madman: The Birdcatcher

 

ÁÁ / mér-íí-cáá / NÁ

 

Play

 

Hamlet, Reimagined

 

Biography

 

Catharine’s Horses

1st Place Winner (Gold) – Biography

Royal Palm Literary Award, 2017

 

Anthology

 

Brief Overtures

Foreword

 

Commandments from the Scriptures

 

Poetry

 

Thee & Me In A Mellow Thine

 (FAPA 2016 Bronze Medal Award – Category: Poetry)

(Critical Acclaim – Writer’s Digest)

 

Aunt Cathy’s Horsies

 

Thoughts & glimpses in a play of emotional verses

(Critical Acclaim – Writer’s Digest)

 

Clownish Society

 

Situational Madness

 

An Instance of Perhaps

 

New Stuff, Old Trash

 

Escape To Canada: Rendered in Poetic Overtures

 

 

Experimental

 

Prometheus, Reimagined

 

I Wake

 

Whores of Nineveh

 

AWARDS and ACCOLADES

 

 

  • FAPA Award-winning Author, Gold, 2014 – Priests & Warriors.

Category: Religion.

  • FAPA Award Winning Author, Silver, 2015 – Shiloh, Unveiled.

Category: Religion.

  • FAPA Award Winning Poet, Bronze, 2016 – Thee & Me In A Mellow Thine.

Category: Poetry.

  • Royal Palm Literary Award, Gold, 2017 – Katharine’s Horses.

Category: Biography.

  • RECOMMENDED READ LIST in Kirkus Book Reviews:

First Voices.

  • RECOMMENDED READ LIST in Kirkus Book Reviews:

Uncle Earl’s Doggies.

  • RECOMMENDED READ LIST in Kirkus Book Reviews:

Comprehensive Analysis of the Synoptic Gospels.

  • Feature Author in Publisher’s Weekly: The Birdcatcher.
  • Critical acclaims in Kirkus Book Reviews: “Brilliantly existential”

- The Birdcatcher.

  • Four additional critical acclaims in Kirkus Book Reviews.
  • Achieved 3 additional critical acclaim reviews in Publisher’s Weekly.
  • Achieved 3 Writer’s Digest critical acclaims for poetry.
  • Achieved Amazon’s coveted #1 Best Seller List placement 11 times.
  • Professional membership in PEN American Central.
  • Associate membership Dramatist Guild.