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The Shepherd King: Book One, the Foundation Stone

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Through the eyes of Goliyath's shield bearer, himself a disenfranchised, cynical Israelite working for the other side, the reader is taken on an odyssey that spans nearly a hundred years and the cultural divide of the Biblical and pagan worlds. Foundation Stone, the first book in the Shepherd King series, begins from the seemingly small divergent steps of two twin sisters, ...more
Paperback, 398 pages
Published November 5th 2009 by Beith David
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Daniel Davis
Feb 04, 2013 Daniel Davis rated it it was amazing
It was like walking the ancient land with King David. when I started reading this it was about a quarter of the way through that I realized this was a book I should be reading to my entire family and that is what we are doing. We started family book night. It was so great to see my children around the fireplace on a cold Chicago night enthralled with a story we have heard so many times but this time all of those tiny details came out. The ones known only by the most learned. My wife has been try ...more
David
Aug 22, 2010 David rated it it was amazing
I read this book and was totally blown away. I was skeptical that this would be another boring Bible story. But I was wrong. It even reminded me of one of my loves, The Lord of the Rings. It was hard core. There aren’t any fantasy wizards or fairy tale monsters, but real heroes in real life. This novel brings to life one of the greatest heroic stories of all time. I was especially impressed with the vivid way the author contrasts the world of David’s ancient Israel with Goliath’s world of idolat ...more
April
Really good story but a little too much jumping around in the beginning. Don't know if it was because i read it on ebook but change in perspective, David to Goliath, was choppy and not obvious everytime.
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