The son of missionaries, Ted Dekker grew up in the jungles of Indonesia. He returned to the United States to attend Evangel College, graduating with a religion and philosophy major. After several years in corporate marketing, he began writing books like Heaven's Wager. Ted and his wife live in the mountains of Colorado with their four children. (Publisher Provided) Ted Dekker was born on October 24, 1962. After receiving a bachelor's degree from Evangel University, he entered the corporate world. After numerous successful years, he traded corporate life for a wide range of entrepreneurial pursuits that included buying and selling businesses, healthcare services, and marketing. Eventually he decided to try his hand at writing. He writes spiritual thrillers, mainstream novels, and fantasy thrillers that metaphorically explore faith. His works include Black; Red; White; Thr3e; Blink; Showdown; Saint; Skin; Heaven's Wager; Obsessed; When Heaven Weeps; Thunder of Heaven; and A Martyr's Song. He also wrote The Slumber of Christianity, a non-fiction work about misplaced values in the post-modern church. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Black 2,048 copies, 40 reviews Three 2,035 copies, 60 reviews House 1,989 copies, 53 reviews Red 1,604 copies, 15 reviews White 1,540 copies, 16 reviews Saint 1,154 copies, 16 reviews Skin 1,066 copies, 22 reviews Adam 1,058 copies, 28 reviews Green 1,046 copies, 15 reviews Blink 894 copies, 12 reviews Kiss 703 copies, 25 reviews Burn 452 copies, 8 reviews Elyon 371 copies, 4 reviews
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Ted Dekker was the son of missionaries to Indonesia. He moved to the United States and studied philosophy and religion. He went into corporate business and then moved into smaller businesses. He sold his current business once he had some novels published and realized that he wanted to work in that field full time.
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