Miriam A Novel Author:Lois T. Henderson "Lois T. Henderson has become America's leading writer of biblical fiction. . . She takes pains to be historically accurate, yet she writes in an imaginative and engaging way. Miriam makes for absorbing reading while providing spiritual insight." - Christian Herald. — Miriam retells the profoundly moving story of Moses' older sister, whose instru... more »mental role in the Exodus is only part of her destiny. Miriam's greatest struggle is within her own heart; her ultimate victory is a hard-won faith-- strengthened in the crucible of the desert, tested by her own pride and arrogance, and ultimately affirmed by God's mercy and grace.
Retaining biblical authenticity while resourcefully filling in historical, cultural, and narrative details, Lois Henderson skillfully mingles historical events-- the devastation of the plauges, the mircacle of manna, the recieving of the Ten Commandments-- with brilliantly realized portraits of some of the Old Testament's most famous figures, bringing alive the excitement and epic drama of Moses' return to Egypt and the deliverance of the children of Israel. Watching history unfold through Miriam'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, their brother Aaron, the Israelite people, and the world.
"Energetic and relevant. . . as previously in Abigail, Hagar, Lydia, and Ruth, Lois Henderson recreates the biblical narrative through her interpretation, yet she retains scriptural realism, infusing it with facinating details." The Nashville Tennessean
"Lois Henderson has imaginatively combined historical happenings and familiar Bible characters in exotic settings. . . Miriam is plesant and uplifting reading." --Banner
Lois T. Henderson authored five popular novels based on women of the Bible, several nonfiction books, and numerous articles and short sotires.« less