9780385516150-0385516150-Jezebel: The Untold Story of the Bible's Harlot Queen

Jezebel: The Untold Story of the Bible's Harlot Queen

ISBN-13: 9780385516150
ISBN-10: 0385516150
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Hazleton, Lesley
Publication date: 2009
Publisher: Doubleday Religion
Format: Paperback 272 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780385516150
ISBN-10: 0385516150
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Hazleton, Lesley
Publication date: 2009
Publisher: Doubleday Religion
Format: Paperback 272 pages

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Acknowledged authors Hazleton, Lesley wrote Jezebel: The Untold Story of the Bible's Harlot Queen comprising 272 pages back in 2009. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0385516150 and 9780385516150. Since then Jezebel: The Untold Story of the Bible's Harlot Queen textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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There is no woman with a worse reputation than Jezebel, the ancient queen who corrupted a nation and met one of the most gruesome fates in the Bible. Her name alone speaks of sexual decadence and promiscuity. But what if this version of her story, handed down to us through the ages, is merely the one her enemies wanted us to believe? What if Jezebel, far from being a conniving harlot, was, in fact, framed?
In this remarkable new biography, Lesley Hazleton shows exactly how the proud and courageous queen of Israel was vilified and made into the very embodiment of wanton wickedness by her political and religious enemies. Jezebel brings readers back to the source of the biblical story, a rich and dramatic saga featuring evil schemes and underhanded plots, war and treason, false gods and falser humans, and all with the fate of entire nations at stake. At its center are just one woman and one man—the sophisticated Queen Jezebel and the stark prophet Elijah. Their epic and ultimately tragic confrontation pits tolerance against righteousness, pragmatism against divine dictates, and liberalism against conservatism. It is, in other words, the original story of the unholy marriage of sex, politics, and religion, and it ends in one of the most chillingly brutal scenes in the entire Bible.
Here at last is the real story of the rise and fall of this legendary woman—a radically different portrait with startling contemporary resonance in a world mired once again in religious wars.

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