Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1880) by Lew Wallace is one of the most popular and beloved 19th century American novels. This faithful New Testament tale combines the events of the life of Jesus with grand historical spectacle in the exciting story of Judah of the House of Hur, a man who finds extraordinary redemption for himself and his family.A classic of faith, fortitude, and inspiration.

Title:Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781934648209
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    Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ Reviews

  • Mary

    The first thing I want to address is the “speed” of this book. I first read this book in the fall or winter of 1971, and at that time, as a high school senior, I was well-accustomed to reading Jan...

  • Ahmad Sharabiani

    Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, Lewis "Lew" Wallace, New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1908 , 491 P.Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ is a novel by Lew Wallace published by Harper & Brothers on November 12, 1880...

  • Vanessa J.

    Is not his the law, Eye for eye, hand for hand, foot for foot? Oh, in all these years I have dreamed of vengeance, and prayed and provided for it, and gathered patience from the growing of my store, ...

  • Jonathan Terrington

    "Out of that vast tomb Christianity issued to supersede the Caesars." Ben Hur is one of those classic works better recognised for its many adaptations. To this end it seems fair to compare it to anot...

  • Werner

    Historical fiction as a genre was first developed by the writers of the Romantic school, which arose around the end of the 18th century; the Romantics were drawn by the exoticism of historical setting...

  • Sara

    Third Reading - Lent 2017Could there be a better classic to read during Lent?!Second reading - Lent 2016. Absolutely better on the second reading. What American is unaware of the Charlton Heston chari...

  • Mike (the Paladin)

    I've been meaning to read this book for at least 40 or 50 years and have just never gotten farther than starting it and then not finishing it. The reason I hadn't finished it in the past was that I'd ...

  • Christian McKay

    The first sign that I should not have read this book was the discrepancy in hours between the abridged and unabridged versions on audible. Unabridged: 21 hours, Abridged: 3 hours. I bought it anyway a...

  • Charles  van Buren

    Excellent novel, weak theology....

  • Rebecca

    Wow. I have put off reading 'Ben-Hur' for years because well it was just too long, too big, to old, to boring sounding. And after seeing the horrible rendition of the movie I thought that I certainly ...