Miriam A Novel Author:Lois T. Henderson "'Miriam' retells the profoundly moving story of Moses's older sister, whose instrumental role in the Exodus is only part of her destiny. Miriam's greatest struggle is within her own heart; her ultimate victory is hard-won faith- strengthened in the crucible of the desert, tested by her own pride and arrogance, and ultimately affirmed by God's m... more »ercy and grace.
Retaining biblical authenticity while resourcefully filling in the historical, cultural, and narrative details, Lois Henderson skillfully mingles historical events- the devastation of the plauges,the miracle of the manna, the recieving of the Ten Commandments- with brilliantly realized portraits of some of the Old Testaments's most famous figures, bringing alive the excitement and epic drama of Moses's return to Egypt and the deliverance of the children of Israel. Watching history unfold through Miram's eyes, sharing in the joy, pain, doubt, and ultimate faith at the heart of her story, the reader is caught up in the destinies of Miriam, Moses, and their brother Aaron, the Israelite people, and the world."« less