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Milton, John

Summary: In Paradise Lost, Milton produced a poem of epic scale, conjuring up a vast, awe-inspiring cosmos ranging across huge tracts of space and time. And yet, in putting a charismatic Satan and naked Adam and Eve at the center of this story, he also created an intensely human tragedy on the Fall of Man. Written when Milton was in his fifties blind, bitterly disappointed by the Restoration, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Classics, an imprint of Penguin Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 821.4 MIL

Summary: Recounts the story of David, the shepherd boy who slew the Philistine giant Goliath to become the hero of his people.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 222.40 DVD David 2005

Graham, Cliff.

Summary: In ancient Israel, at the crossroads of the great trading routes, a man named Benaiah is searching for a fresh start and joins a band of soliders led by a warlord named David. Some are loyal to David, but others are only with him for the promise of captured wealth. Over the course of ten days, from snowy mountain passes to sword-wracked battlefields, Benaiah and his fellow mercenaries must...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Phillips, Graham.

Contents: Imprisoned for eternity -- Prelude to heresy -- City of the sun -- The Amarna queens -- Secrets of the three tombs -- The mystery of Tutankhamun -- The one God -- The children of Israel -- Cataclysm -- Exodus -- Strangers in a strange land -- The angel of death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bear & Co. 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 001.94 PHI

Smith, Jill Eileen

Summary: "Esther is poised to save her people from annihilation. Relying on a fragile trust in a silent God, can she pit her wisdom against a vicious enemy and win?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2020

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Summary: The story of Joseph told in a Wild West version with Larry the cucumber as the title character. Follow Little Joe's journey as his faith is tested every step of the way.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV VEG

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD MOVIE Big I

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Veggie 2003

Parini, Jay

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Summary: "A historical novel of the Apostle Paul, whose tireless and epic preaching of the message of Jesus brought Christianity into existence and changed human history. In relating Paul's epic journeys, both geographical and spiritual, the author unfolds a vivid panorama of the ancient world on the verge of epochal change, while in the alternating voice of the Gospel writer Luke, Paul's travel...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

Summary: Dinah's happy childhood is spent inside the red tent where the women of her tribe gather and share the traditions and turmoil of ancient womanhood. The film recounts the story of Dinah's mothers Leah, Rachel, Zilpah, and Bilhah, the four wives of Jacob. Dinah matures and experiences an intense love that subsequently leads to a devastating loss, and the fate of her family is forever changed....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2015

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE RED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RED RATED NR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Re

Yolen, Jane

Summary: Seven-year-old Miriam places her baby brother's basket in the Nile River, watches the Pharoah's daughter draw him out and name him Moses, and ponders a vision of other water parting. Includes note on the biblical story on which this is based.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Milton, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hackett Pub. Co. 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 821.4 Mil

Card, Orson Scott.

Summary: The first novel in a trilogy on the women of Genesis, focusing on the life of Sarah, a devoted wife, and follower of the God of Abraham, who is chosen to experience a miracle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Rice, Anne

Summary: Presents a new novel by the author of Interview with the Vampire, incorporating the latest New Testament scholarship to chronicle the life of Jesus Christ, from his early years, through his ministry, through his final days, crucifixion, resurrection, and ascent to heaven. Having completed the two cycles of legend to which she has devoted her career so far, Anne Rice gives us now her most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIC

Tenney, Tommy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TEN

Hunt, Angela Elwell

Summary: "Bathsheba, a beautiful woman forced to become one of King David's wives, is committed to protecting her son while dealing with the dynamics of the king's household in this biblically based novel"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baker Pub Group 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hunt

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hunt 2015

Diamant, Anita.

Summary: The story of Dinah, a tragic character from the Bible whose great love, a prince, is killed by her brother, leaving her alone and pregnant. The novel traces her life from childhood to death, in the process examining sexual and religious practices of the day, and what it meant to be a woman.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Renaissance 2000

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD DIA

Rivers, Francine

Summary: A beautiful retelling of the story of Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz by award-winning author Francine Rivers. Readers will be encouraged by the truth that God will faithfully provide for His children even when all hope seems lost.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2001

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Smith, Jill Eileen

Summary: Daughter of King Saul, Michal lives a life of privilege but one that is haunted by her father's unpredictable moods and competition from her beautiful older sister.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Smi

Rivers, Francine

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

Cahill, Thomas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Anchor Books/Doubleday 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 909.04 CAH

Milton, John

Summary: Paradise Lost is considered one of the greatest poems in the English language, as John Milton seeks to 'justify the ways of God to men' through relating the story of Satan's rebellion in Heaven, the deception and fall of Man, and the presaged event of Redemption through Jesus, the Son of God, the 'Second Adam.' An English cleric with a classical education, Milton lost his eyesight in 1652, and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: christianaudio.com 2006

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Dorr, Roberta Kells.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Moorings 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOR

Asimov, Isaac

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avenel Books Distributed by Crown Publishers 1981

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 220.95 ASI

Cunningham, Elizabeth

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Station Hill/Barrytown,b 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CUN

Groot, Tracy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Moody 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

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