Tag Archives: Biblical history

Review of Isaiah’s Daughter

In Mesu Andrews’ book, Isaiah’s Daughter, Ishma, a war captive, is adopted by the prophet Isaiah during a turbulent time in Judah’s history and has an unlikely meeting with a royal prince. Will this relationship grow into something much deeper? … Continue reading

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10 Most Significant Discoveries in the Field of Biblical Archaeology

Archaeology Gives Context Biblical archaeology is a wide field offering modern readers fascinating insights into the everyday lives of people mentioned in the Bible. While archaeological findings don’t prove the truth of Scripture, they do have the potential to enrich … Continue reading

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Review of Bathsheba

    Taken from her husband and imposed on by the king, Bathsheba must live in the shadow of a grievous sin. Will God redeem her and the legacy she leaves? I enjoy historical and biblical fiction if it is … Continue reading

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Review of Day of Atonement

In David DeSilva’s Day of Atonement, Greece has conquered almost all the known world. Only one outpost remains—the city of Jerusalem. Will the Hebrews assimilate peaceably? Or will they risk annihilation and be destroyed forever?   The setting of Day … Continue reading

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Review of Esther

In her book, Esther, Angela Hunt retells the biblical story of a Hebrew girl taken from the protective care of her Uncle Mordecai to the palace grounds of the Persian king. After a year of preparation, she is presented to … Continue reading

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Review of Keepers of the Covenant

In Lynn Austin’s Keepers of the Covenant, the Jews are days away from extinction. As they are held captive in a foreign land for disobeying God’s laws, the Lord orchestrates a way of escape, but it comes with a price. … Continue reading

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Review of Killing Jesus

In Killing Jesus, Bill O’Reilly takes the reader to first century Palestine where Jesus Christ appears on the scene. Roman oppression is rampant and poverty is greater still. O’Reilly provides extensive background on the depraved behavior of several Roman Emperors … Continue reading

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