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This book, a work of fiction, tells a story of the biblical Abigail, wife of David, who becomes King of Israel. I read the first book of Samuel from the Bible first, which helped set the story and gave me a good background as to the events going on at the time. Abigail meets Samuel, who blesses her before she marries Nabal, a mean man who is rich, but drinks heavily. When David's men ask for food for their army for protecting Nabal's land, Nabal refuses, but Abigail goes out with offerings to th ...more
This book caught my attention since it is the woman I named my daughter after. I wanted to do a more in depth study of the woman of the Bible. I didn't realize the battles she had to endure, including sharing her husband with multiple women. It was a good book that made me consider reading the other books of the series.
Lois T. Henderson is an American author of Christian novels, many of which are dramatizations of Biblical narratives about womenMore about Lois T. Henderson...