The Lamp of Darkness - A Biblical Fantasy Novel


Set in the Northern Kingdom of Israel during the period of King Achav, this is a gripping story of a young lyre-playing shepherd boy drawn by his music into the world and wars of the prophets of Israel. 

This book is enjoyable and informative for readers 12 and up. The engaging story line is built on layers of the Biblical text, Israelite archeology and rabbinic narrative so it can be used as a simple reading resource, or as a center piece for deeper study of the Book of Kings. Taken together with the "Go Further" notes it can be the basis for an in-depth look at Jewish history, text and law.





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