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No Woman So Fair (Lions of Judah #2)

4.26  ·  Rating Details ·  227 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
Book 2 of Lions of Judah. Much-loved master storyteller Gilbert Morris has turned an imaginative pen to the lives of the patriarchs. Combining extensive research with skillful plotting, Morris creates believable scenarios in which his fictional characters are worthy of their biblical counterparts. The result is an exciting story with riveting, action-packed adventures that ...more
Paperback, 351 pages
Published May 1st 2003 by Bethany House Publishers (first published January 1st 2003)
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Jun 13, 2012 Megan rated it liked it
The writing is solid and I enjoyed the way the author draws out many of the spiritual themes and conflicts of Abraham and Sarah's life. However, I didn't like the way the author spent so much time on minor characters and subplots--it seemed at least a fourth of the book was devoted to Eleazer and his love life!--and I definitely did not appreciate the way the author played fast and loose with Scripture at times. I'm completely willing to grant the author artistic license to "fill in the gaps", ...more
Oct 17, 2014 Darlene rated it really liked it
This was a very good read. I enjoyed it much. The author takes and writes about a story from the Bible when even then people questioned if there was really a God. Like today, so many had a hard time believing in something they could not see. This is also a story about faith and how far someone is willing to prove their faith and loyalty to a unseen God and not worship the idols that so many did during that time. It also shows that those who remain loyal, will not want for anything. They will ...more
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Nov 29, 2013 Gina Collins rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book. Maybe it was because I was in Afghanistan at the time and my surroundings combined with the storyline took me back in time to Old Testament days. I really felt like I was actually there. The story was a beautiful, life-like adaptation of the story I Abraham and Sarah. It brought the story to life for me.
Nov 14, 2013 Katya rated it really liked it
I thought that this was a really good book. It was written by a guy, and that is apparent by the style, in that Gilbert Morris goes into detail with guy's perspectives/feelings and he does so with girls, but he doesn't define them as well as women authors do.
Jan 22, 2008 Ruth rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Anyone
This is the second in a series on the patriarchs by one of my favorite authors, Gilbert Morris. This one focuses on Abraham and Sarah. Reading a whole book about Abraham rather than a couple chapters brought attention to how long he had to wait for God's promises.
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Dec 31, 2015 Katie Brohard rated it it was ok
Not as Biblicaly accurate as I would like. I mean, I realize it's fiction, but I feel like he just got a little too creative.
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