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Martha: A Novel

Martha: A Novel

ISBN: 0800734653

Title: Martha: A Novel

Author: Diana Wallis Taylor

KDL Description:

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Perhaps one of the most misunderstood characters of the New Testament is Martha. This touching, well-researched portrayal of Martha of Bethany, sister of Mary and Lazarus, brings to life her world—her trials, triumphs, and loves. Follow Martha as she is jilted by her betrothed, falls in love with a Roman soldier, grieves the death of her father, cares for her siblings, and serves her Lord with dignity and grace.

Amazon Description:

Perhaps one of the most misunderstood and misrepresented characters of the New Testament is Martha. Often painted in the colors of reproach, Martha seems to be the poster child for how not to be a follower of Jesus. From the mind of Diana Wallis Taylor comes this touching, well-researched portrayal of Martha of Bethany, sister of Mary and Lazarus. Through Taylor’s lush descriptions and inspired combination of imagined and recorded dialogue, Martha’s world—her trials, triumphs, and loves—vibrantly comes to life. Follow Martha as she is jilted by her betrothed, falls in love with a Roman soldier, grieves the death of her father, cares for her siblings, and serves her Lord with dignity and grace. Readers will never read the biblical story of Martha the same way again.