If you don t like books about religion you robably shouldn t read this If you don t mind but you think they re boring you could try this It s actually really interesting to read about Bible stories from a different "Perspective Especially Since The Person Is A "especially since the erson is a running for his life who is barely mentioned in the BibleThe religion stuff whatever But the adventure is really cool And the ending is bittersweet which is always nice And he isn t converted or anything it s just that the guy who helps him get away is a Christian which isn t very obvious in the story it s kind of slipped in there but that s about as religious y as it getsAnyyywayyy it s a good book I really enjoyed it Four stars It dragged on for a while and told you useless information Back Cover Reluctant Rule The great god he said has become one with his father See the wand of succession It has declared his choice The riests the warriors the many wives and children fell upon their knees Taharka heard again the voice of the sun Grammatik Des Biblisch-Aramaischen: Mit Den Nach Handschriften Berichtigten Texten Und Einem Worterbuch priest Taharka child of the god rise Something cold and smooth was beingressed into his hands It was the wand of the god Take A Neve Estava Suja possession of the land Taharka Soul of the Hawk Beautiful Child of Ra Son of the Sun Bringer of the Nile Lord of Kush Great God of Napata and Meroe and Pharaoh of Egypt Taharka had become a god He has also received hisunishmentIt is around 701 BC and Egypt is being ruled by the Kushite dynasty Young Prince Taharka interested in healing is content to e the ver minor royal son he is and leave the ruling to others
However It Is He it is he not he expected Prince Shabataka who succeeds to the throne of Kush and Egypt a divine rulership and he is no longer free to live his own life Then a treacherous The Art of Gothic: Architecture, Sculpture, Painting plot long brewing forces him to fly for his life Far from home in the land of Judea Taharka encounters two kings in conflict One is the mighty Assyrian Sennacheribromising alliance the other is Hezekiah the Jew who trusts in Yahweh Taharka his own fate and that of his land in the balance must choose with whom to live or dieAges 9 12 Amazing book What a great way to get a feel for what was going on in Egypt Israel and the Middle East during the time of King Hezekiah I loved how in the end you could look back and see how God used seemingly meaningless events to weave a web He was in control all along even of the main character who worships the gods of Egypt Shows a great Im Zeichen der Triskele: Ein Bretagne-Krimi picture of how God is in control always anduts those in leadership ositions that he chooses I would recommend this book to adults and children alike Great way to share God with your children and show how He works for the good of those who love Him I have been reading this for school and I have one chapter left and I m about to finish its great an the lat chapter where
SHABATAKA HAD BEEN STRIPPED OF THEhad been stripped of the and crown and had mercy from taharka it s a great story I give it five stars Based on true events which are then beautifully and thoughtfully embellished this book is a delight for young adult readers and their arents Joanne Williamson is an expert at writing historical fiction that really appeals to youth He. A never before ublished tale by the author of the best selling Hittite Warrior carries the reader back to Ancient Egypt and biblical Jerusalem It is 701 BC rule of the Kushite dynasty in ancient Egypt Young Prince Taharka a very minor. .
R books bring the to life and raise wonderful uestions about right and wrong justice and truth without being either heavy handed or too simplistic Young Taharka is one of dozens of children of the Kushite Pharaoh but when he is chosen to succeed his father he finds the job like a Fatal Dive: Solving the World War II Mystery of the USS Grunion prison And his older half brother Shabataka is certainly not happy to be set aside as The God King when he fully expected to be chosen as the next Pharaoh But there are manyroblems facing the young God King and the worst of them is the invading army of Assyrians When he must escape in the middle of the night from those who would kill him Taharka s life changes forever Now on the run he begins to see the rest of the world And he must decide what kind of leader should a man be Many things appeal to me in this novel The author has taken small historical clues and from them tweaked out well rounded characters and exciting events that are reasonable if not Code Name: Silence provable A strong female character Shepnuset with enough fire and spunk to defy the rules laid down for her is another reason to love this novel Taharka is both likeable and yet noterfect This makes him an accessible hero and one that boys and girls can all connect with The various religions of the different Und Schuf Mir Einen Götzen: Lehrjahre Eines Kommunisten peoples are all treated with respect This is not a heavy handed treatise on Christianity at ALL But for me the thing I like best is the way itlants the idea that evil is evil no matter who is committing it a stranger an enemy or even your own brother Evil is evil and if you choose to serve evil you become evil Recommended for strong readers in grade five about age 9 or 10 all the way up to adults One scene of city destruction is retty graphically described There is no cussing or sex A compelling adventure that illuminates Egyptian Assyrian and Israelite ancient culture A fun read for children that neither avoids nor indulges in the ractice of war in that timeParents should be advised this is historical FICTION and teach it as such Particularly in regard to the main character an egyptian Margery Meets the Roses pharoah very little is known of him Reading the author s note at the end will help to clarify the line between fact and fiction but also spoils some of thelotBible believing arents should note the main character is not Hezekiah but an Egyptian haroah As such he The Wapshot Scandal prays to numerous god s for help at variousoints While he is intrigued by the Israelite God he clearly makes no allegiance to Him Well written and engaging story of Egyptian royalty and dangers therein Highlights the hand of God and how He uses even non believers and their trials to bless His eople There are some edge of your seat moments here Fantastic read There was hardly a night when we didn t "read than was assigned God King is written by Joanne Williamson and is the second book I have read "than was assigned God King is written by Joanne Williamson and is the second book I have read Bethlehem Books The first one I read was Hittite Warrior by the same author Like Hittite Warrior God King is art of their Living History Library series This book however takes lace in the year 701 BC during the twenty fifth dynasty in Egypt also known as the Kushite dynasty For erspective on this Royal son succeeds unexpectedly to the throne of Kush and Egypt a divine rulership It's not long however before a treacherous Dark Alchemy (Dark Alchemy, plotushes him into sudden exile and into the hands of Amos an emissary of King Hezekiah seeking help with wh. .
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Ime in history Sennacherib was king of Assyria and Hezekiah was king of Judah during this timeThe story begins with eril and excitement A young boy Taharka is on a crocodile hunt with his uncle Embutah and some slaves Suddenly a crocodile attacks and severely injures one of the slaves Using his uick thinking and medical skills he has studied Taharka is able to save the man Normally this kind of heroism would be applauded
However Taharka is no ordinary boy He is the son of the haraohTaharka is no ordinary boy He is the son of the haraoh is considered a god in Egypt Touching a slave was a tabu and made young Taharka unclean Even though he was one of many children of the The Dreamer Wakes (The Story of the Stone pharaoh and not even aarticularly important child he still knew he would be Rivers Last Longer punishedlittle did he know what hisunishment would beTaharka s unishment came swiftly The haraoh was dying but before he died an ancient ritual must be erformed to choose his successor Everyone Taharka included thought it would be the older boy Shabataka Shabataka was groomed nearly his whole life to become "the next haraoh In a cruel twist of fate Taharka was "next Witchcraft for Tomorrow pharaoh In a cruel twist of fate Taharka was and hisunishment was that he must become the new haraoh To him this felt like being forced to live in a cage a rison sentence if you will With his uncle Embutah and brother Shabataka as his guides years The Wedding Redux pass and Taharka begins to get used to beingharaoh He still doesn t like all the duties that come with it nor does he feel completely safe with the ever looming threat of Assyria to worry aboutI won t give too many details away but the action Rolling Thunder picks up midway through the book when Assyria threatens to attack Judah and Taharka must decide whether or not Egypt is to assist them or not This was a well researched and well written book If you look on Wikipedia you will see that the names are accurate to this time and the same holds true for the Bible as you can find reference to Taharka and Assyria in both 2 Kings 19 and Isaiah 37 In theast few months I have grown to love the writing of Joanne Williamson I wish I had discovered her as a child but will make sure my children discover her I also hope Bethlehem Books will continue to Ye Castle Stinketh: Could You Survive Living in a Castle? print some of her other works as well A never beforeublished tale by the author of the best selling Hittite Warrior carries the reader back to Ancient Egypt and biblical Jerusalem It is 701 BC rule of the Kushite dynasty in ancient Egypt Young Prince Taharka a very minor royal son succeeds unexpectedly to the throne of Kush and Egypt a divine rulership It s not long however before a treacherous lot ushes him into sudden exile and into the hands of Amos an emissary of King Hezekiah seeking help against the Assyrians Posing as a medical assistant Taharka journeys with Amos to Judea where he encounters two kings in conflict His true identity suddenly uncovered he must choose with whom he will fight the mighty Assyrian Sennacherib Bootie and the Beast promising alliance or Hezekiah the Jew who trusts in Yahweh A novel inspired by research on the historical King Taharka and hiseriodBook Details Format Paperback Publication Date 112002 Pages 206 Reading Level Age 10 and Up lessI liked this a whole lot then Hittite Warrior. Om he will fight the mighty Assyrian Sennacherib romising alliance or Hezekiah the Jew who trusts in Yahweh A novel inspired by research of the historical King Taharka and eriod Includes an introduction with home education suggestions. ,