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Title:
Judah's wife : a novel of the Maccabees
Author:
Hunt, Angela Elwell, 1957- author.
Publication Information:
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
380 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Summary:
Seeking peace and safety after a hard childhood, Leah marries Judah, a strong and gentle man, and for the first time in her life believes she can rest easily. But the land is ruled by Antiochus IV, and when he issues a decree that all Jews are to conform to Syrian laws upon pain of death, devout Jews risk everything to follow the law of Moses. Judah's father resists the decree, and is cost him his life. But before dying, he commands his son to pick up his sword and continue the fight--or bear responsibility for the obliteration of the land of Judah. What kind of God would destroy the peace Leah has sought for so long?
General Note:
Includes discussion questions (pages 377-378).

Sequel to: Egypt's sister.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780764219337

9780764231476
Format :
Book

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