Shelfari edited the description of The Bronze Bow Wednesday, December 9, 2009.
In this Newbery Medal-winning novel, Daniel bar Jamin is fired by only one passion: to avenge his father's death by crucifixion by driving the Roman legions from his land of Israel. He joins an outlaw band and leads a dangerous life of spying, plotting, and impatiently waiting to seek revenge. Headstrong Daniel is devoid of tenderness and forgiveness, heading down a destructive path toward disaster until he hears the lessons taught by Jesus of Nazareth. With a brand new cover, young readers won't be able to pass up this timeless tale.
Madeline edited the description of The Bronze Bow Thursday, October 8, 2009.
SetThe Bronze Bow takes place in Galilee inGalilee, Israel, during the time of Jesus, this isJesus. Eighteen-year-old Daniel bar Jamin has endured a life of unbelievable hardships. At the storytender age of eight, Daniel witnesses his father’s and uncle’s crucifixion by Roman soldiers. After three years apprenticed to a young Jewishcruel master Daniel flees to the hills and meets a radical rebel who is won overleader, Rosh. Hatred for the Romans consumes him. He thinks of nothing but his desire to avenge his parents and to the gentle teachingssee his country free of Jesus.Roman rule. He makes a solemn vow to God that he will fight until this is accomplished or until he dies.
Shelfari edited the description of The Bronze Bow Friday, July 31, 2009.
Set in Galilee in the time of Jesus, this is the story of a young Jewish rebel who is won over to the gentle teachings of Jesus.