Asch, Sholem. The Nazarene [1st century A.D.]. Three
witnessesthe governor of Jerusalem,
the traitor Judas Iscariot, and a young
studenttogether present the life of
Jesus and a panorama of first-century
life in the Holy Land.
Ashcroft, Mary Ellen. The
Magdalene Gospel [1st century A.D.]. The women who
devoted their lives to Jesus attend him
at the crucifixion and risk their lives
afterwards to care for his body.
Anne. The Keriot [1st
century A.D.]. Judas
Iscariots repentant recollections
of Jesus reveal him as an average man,
neither fiend nor fool.
Lynn N. Among the Gods [7th century B.C.].
Carried off to Babylon by his enemies,
King Manasseh turns from his evil ways to
serve the God of Israel.
("Chronicles of the King," 5)
indexes, authors’ websites
Austin, Lynn N. Gods and Kings [8th century B.C.]. King Ahaz plans to sacrifice his son Hezekiah to the god Molech, and the boy’s mother struggles to save him. ("Chronicles of the Kings," 1)
Lynn N. My Fathers God [7th century B.C.]. A
fortune teller poisons the mind of
Manasseh, the young king of Judah, who
begins a bloody purge of his real and
imagined enemies. ("Chronicles
of the King," 4)
Austin, Lynn N. Song of Redemption [8th-7th centuries B.C.]. The stormy reign of King Hezekiah brings a fragile peace to Israel and Judah. ("Chronicles of the Kings," 2)
Bacheller, Irving. Vergilius [1st century A.D.]. A high-born official, a favorite of the emperor’s, gets wind of the birth of Christ while at Rome on government business; first published in 1904.
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