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Solomon and the Trees

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As a child, Solomon loved the forest and visited it often.But all too soon Solomon grows up and becomes a king. He becomes very busy and forgets about the forest and his friends, the animals. In this lushly illustrated environmental midrash, Solomon comes to understand the price that must be paid when we don't take care of the earth and its blessings.
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published December 3rd 2005 by Urj Press (first published October 1st 2000)
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Jen
Even if this story is a midrash (which the appendix claims is a story based on Biblical truth) it is pathetic. I'm so confused as to why the authors would say that and then completely ignore Biblical truth as simple as where wisdom comes from and why David chose Solomon to succeed him. This book would be good for a child to practice their skills of discernment. The Bible clearly states that David was told that Solomon was to be the next king, he did not look over his sons and choose Solomon beca ...more
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