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If not provable A strong female character Shepnuset with enough fire and spunk to defy the rules laid down for her is another reason to love this novel Taharka is both likeable and yet not perfect This makes him an accessible hero and ne that boys and girls can all connect with The various religions The Taste of Spruce Gum of the different peoples are all treated with respect This is not a heavy handed treatisen Christianity at ALL But for me the thing I like best is the way it plants the idea that evil is evil no matter who is committing it a stranger an enemy r even your wn brother Evil is evil and if you choose to serve evil you become evil Recommended for strong readers in grade five about age 9 She Stoops to Conquer or 10 all the way up to adults One scenef city destruction is pretty graphically described There is no cussing Slow Getting Up: A Story of NFL Survival from the Bottom of the Pile or sex A compelling adventure that illuminates Egyptian Assyrian and Israelite ancient culture A fun read for children that neither avoids nor indulges in the practicef war in that timeParents should be advised this is historical FICTION and teach it as such Particularly in regard to the main character an egyptian pharoah very little is known Orb of him Reading the author s note at the end will help to clarify the line between fact and fiction but also spoils somef the plotBible believing parents should note the main character is not Hezekiah but an Egyptian pharoah As such he prays to numerous god s for help at various points While he is intrigued by the Israelite God he clearly makes no allegiance to Him Well written and engaging story f Egyptian royalty and dangers therein Highlights the hand f God and how He uses even non believers and their trials to bless His people There are some edge f your seat moments here Fantastic read There was hardly a night when we didn t read than was assigned God King is written by Joanne Williamson and is the second book I have read from Bethlehem Books The first ne I read was Hittite Warrior by the same author Like Hittite Warrior God King is part Multi-Family Therapy of their Living History Library series This book however takes place in the year 701 BC during the twenty fifth dynasty in Egypt also known as the Kushite dynasty For perspectiven this time in history Sennacherib was king National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, 7th Edition of Assyria and Hezekiah was kingf Judah during this timeThe story begins with peril and excitement A young boy Taharka is n a crocodile hunt with his uncle Embutah and some slaves Suddenly a crocodile attacks and severely injures ne f the slaves Using his uick thinking and medical skills he has studied Taharka is able to save the man Normally this kind f heroism would be applauded However Taharka is no A History of Prophecy in Israel, Revised and Enlarged ordinary boy He is the Royal son succeeds unexpectedly to the thronef Kush and Egypt a divine rulership It's not long however before a treacherous plot pushes him into sudden exile and into the hands Think good thoughts about a pussycat of Amos an emissaryf King Hezekiah seeking help with wh.
If you don t like books about religion you probably shouldn t read this If you don t mind but you think they re boring you could try this It s actually really interesting to read about Bible stories from a different perspective especially since the person is a king running for his life who is barely mentioned in the BibleThe religion stuff whatever But the adventure is really cool And the ending is bittersweet which is always nice And he isn t converted One, Two, Three Me or anything it s just that the guy who helps him get away is a Christian which isn t verybvious in the story it s kind f slipped in there but that s about as religious y as it getsAnyyywayyy it s a good book I really enjoyed it Four stars It dragged n for a while and told you useless information Back Cover Reluctant Rule The great god he said has become Sex and Lust in Tijuana: True Sex Stories of the Tjamigos one with his father See the wandf succession It has declared his choice The priests the warriors the many wives and children fell upon their knees Taharka heard again the voice f the Amazing book What a great way to get a feel for what was going n in Egypt Israel and the Middle East during the time Tea for Ruby of King Hezekiah I loved how in the end you could look back and see how God used seemingly meaningless events to weave a web I have been reading this for school and I havene chapter left and I m about to finish its great an the lat chapter where shabataka had been stripped The Life of Saint Philip Neri of the gold and crown and had mercy from taharka it s a great story I give it five stars Basedn true events which are then beautifully and thoughtfully embellished this book is a delight for young adult readers and their parents Joanne Williamson is an expert at writing historical fiction that really appeals to youth Her books bring the characters to life and raise wonderful uestions about right and wrong justice and truth without being either heavy handed r too simplistic Young Taharka is ne f dozens f children I only Like the Fingers of the Guy I Hate, Vol. 1 of the Kushite Pharaoh but when he is chosen to succeed his father he finds the job like a prison And hislder half brother Shabataka is certainly not happy to be set aside as The God King when he fully expected to be chosen as the next Pharaoh But there are many problems facing the young God King and the worst The Whistle Pig of them is the invading armyf Assyrians When he must escape in the middle f the night from those who would kill him Taharka s life changes forever Now n the run he begins to see the rest f the world And he must decide what kind f leader should a man be Many things appeal to me in this novel The author has taken small historical clues and from them tweaked Church Planting Is for Wimps: How God Uses Messed-Up People to Plant Ordinary Churches That Do Extraordinary Things out well rounded characters and exciting events that are reasonable. A never before published tale by the authorf the best selling Hittite Warrior carries the reader back to Ancient Egypt and biblical Jerusalem It is 701 BC rule f the Kushite dynasty in ancient Egypt Young Prince Taharka a very minor.
On f the pharaoh who is considered a god in Egypt Touching a slave was a tabu and made young Taharka unclean Even though he was ne f many children Rufus of the pharaoh and not even a particularly important child he still knew he would be punishedlittle did he know what his punishment would beTaharka s punishment came swiftly The pharaoh was dying but before he died an ancient ritual must be performed to choose his successor Everyone Taharka included thought it would be thelder boy Shabataka Shabataka was groomed nearly his whole life to become the next pharaoh In a cruel twist f fate Taharka was chosen and his punishment was that he must become the new pharaoh To him this felt like being forced to live in a cage a prison sentence if you will With his uncle Embutah and brother Shabataka as his guides years pass and Taharka begins to get used to being pharaoh He still doesn t like all the duties that come with it nor does he feel completely safe with the ever looming threat f Assyria to worry aboutI won t give too many details away but the action picks up midway through the book when Assyria threatens to attack Judah and Taharka must decide whether You Are a Miserable Excuse for a Hero!: Book One in the Just Make a Choice! Series or not Egypt is to assist themr not This was a well researched and well written book If you look n Wikipedia you will see that the names are accurate to this time and the same holds true for the Bible as you can find reference to Taharka and Assyria in both 2 Kings 19 and Isaiah 37 In the past few months I have grown to love the writing f Joanne Williamson I wish I had discovered her as a child but will make sure my children discover her I also hope Bethlehem Books will continue to print some Women and Social Work: Towards a Woman-Centered Practice of herther works as well A never before published tale by the author f the best selling Hittite Warrior carries the reader back to Ancient Egypt and biblical Jerusalem It is 701 BC rule f the Kushite dynasty in ancient Egypt Young Prince Taharka a very minor royal son succeeds unexpectedly to the throne The Cowboys of Kush and Egypt a divine rulership It s not long however before a treacherous plot pushes him into sudden exile and into the handsf Amos an emissary Sins of Treachery of King Hezekiah seeking help against the Assyrians Posing as a medical assistant Taharka journeys with Amos to Judea where he encounters two kings in conflict His true identity suddenly uncovered he must choose with whom he will fight the mighty Assyrian Sennacherib promising alliancer Hezekiah the Jew who trusts in Yahweh A novel inspired by research n the historical King Taharka and his periodBook Details Format Paperback Publication Date 112002 Pages 206 Reading Level Age 10 and Up lessI liked this a whole lot then Hittite Warrio. Om he will fight the mighty Assyrian Sennacherib promising alliance r Hezekiah the Jew who trusts in Yahweh A novel inspired by research f the historical King Taharka and period Includes an introduction with home education suggestions.
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Joanne S Williamson was born on May 13th 1926 in Arlington Massachusetts Though she had interests in both writing and music and attended Barnard College and Diller uaile School of Music it was writing that became the primary focus for her career after college She was a feature writer for Connecticut newspapers until 1965 when she moved to Kennebunkport Maine and began to write historic