This work combines the best elements of popular classic, epic and action story against a background of authoritative historical detail.
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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.From the Inside Flap:
One of the most popular American novels of all time, General Lew Wallace's Ben-Hur vividly reimagines the mighty Roman Empire and the rise of Christianity. The saga of Judah Ben-Hur's spiritual journey from slavery to vengeance to redemption is both a vivid historical adventure and a powerful story of one man's religious awakening. As Blake Allmendinger writes in his Introduction to this Modern Library Paperback Classic, "Ben-Hur has endured for more than one hundred years because it offers something for everyone. The story of the Jewish hero Ben-Hur, his conflict with the Roman warrior Messala, and his conversion to Christianity at the foot of the Cross, combines adventure, sentimentality, athletic spectacle, and religious devotion."
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Book Description Naxos Audio Books, Franklin, Tennessee, U.S.A., 1994. Audio Book (CD). Book Condition: Near Fine. Audio CD Book on 2 Compact Discs [2 Hours, 38 Minutes]. A few light marks on discs. NO cut-out or remainder mark. | SHIPS 1st CLASS in US/AIRMAIL INTERNATIONALLY!. Bookseller Inventory # 001443