Joel: A Boy of Galilee.

Joel: A Boy of Galilee.

by Annie Fellows Johnston, J.L. Bridgman

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Joel: A Boy of Galilee by Annie Fellows Johnston, author of “The Little Colonel Series,” “Big Brother,” “Ole Mammy’s Torment,” “Asa Holmes,” etc.; with Pictures by L. J. Bridgman; New Illustrated Edition

Copyright, 1895
Copyright, 1904
Eleventh Impression, October, 1910
Twelfth Impression, March, 1915
Thirteenth Impression, March, 1918

Publisher’s Preface

IN this volume, it has been the purpose of the author to present to children, through “Joel,” as accurate a picture of the times of the Christ as has been given to older readers through “Ben Hur.” With this in view, the customs of the private and public life of the Jews, the temple service with its sacerdotal rites, and the minute observances of the numerous holidays have been studied so carefully that the descriptions have passed the test of the most critical inspection. An eminent rabbi pronounces them correct in every detail.

While the story is that of an ordinary boy, living among shepherds and fishermen, it touches at every point the gospel narrative, making Joel, in a natural and interesting way, a witness to the miracles, the death, and the resurrection of the Nazarene.

It was with the deepest reverence that the task was undertaken, and the fact that the little book is accomplishing its mission is evinced not only by the approval accorded its first editions by so many, from Bible students to bishops, but by the boys and girls here and in distant lands.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014277587
Publisher: Denise Henry
Publication date: 03/23/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 253
File size: 617 KB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

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