The Greatest Book Ever Written Author:Fulton Oursler The glorious pageant of the Old Testament, reverently retold by the author of "The Greatest Story Ever Told". Fulton Oursler brings us another powerful retelling of a Christian story. This acclaimed work first published in 1951 has been hailed as a major contribution to Biblical literature. Completely faithful to the literal statements of the Sc... more »riptures, Oursler's retelling of the Old Testament sets real people against a painstakingly researched and vividly depicted background. The text is interspersed with maps and ncludes an index. A faithful and reverent retelling, it is a truly remarkable work that has already given inspiration to millions of people in many lands.
Oursler has brought the stirring drama of the Old Testament within the grasp of the modern reader. Through his genius as a storyteller he has captured the rich color and spirit of the Scriptures. As the fascinating chronicle unfolds, we see the glory of Israel, the Babylonian captivity and the great men whoe lives are part of the heritage of all mankind. In a new and very real way we come to know such vibrant leaders as Abraham, Moses, David and Solomon. We watch them move in powerful scenes as the deliver the glorious message of faith in God.
"The Holy Bible is still the best-selling book of all time and in all countries, yet surprisingly few of the new generation seem to be familiar with its contents. I have retold the stories of the Old Testament in this volume with the same hope which impelled me to write the story of the Gospels -- that readers might be filled with a desire to read the original Message for themselves. ..." --Fulton Oursler« less