Born the son of a nobleman, Ben Hur is condemned to the galleys for accidentally harming a Roman procurator. He escapes prison and gains revenge and glory before the cheering multitudes in the chariot races at the Roman Circus. A classic historical saga. 16 cassettes.
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Lew Wallace's classic novel Ben Hur, subtitled A Tale of the Christ, has fascinated readers for generations with its vivid depictions of the birth and death of Jesus, interwoven with the fictional story of Judah Ben Hur, a young Jew who finds his life inexorably changed by the Messiah. Featuring a thrilling chariot race between Ben Hur and his arch rival Messala (the scene made famous by the Oscar-winning 1959 Hollywood movie), the novel brims with action, historical detail, and thoughtful spiritual truths.Book Description:
This classic novel, subtitled A Tale of the Crist, has fascinated readers for generations with its vivid depictions of Jesus' life interwoven with the fictional story of Judah Ben-Hur, a young Jew who finds his life inexorably changed by the Messiah.
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Book Description Blackstone Audio Inc, Ashland, Oregon, U.S.A., 1986. Audio Book (Cassette). Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 6 3/4" x 9 3/4" Tall. Audio book. Ex-library copy - 16 cassettes. Classic tale of the son of a Jewish nobleman, condemned to the galleys for life after an accident kills a Roman procurator. Betrayed by his best friend, Judah Ben-Hur escapes and gains revenge and glory before the cheering multitudes at the chariot races at the Roman Circus in Antioch. Finally, he fulfills his true destiny at the foot of a cross in Jerusalem. Unabridged, and read by Jim Killavey. Proceeds from the sale of this book benefit environmental restoration and education. Bookseller Inventory # 001976