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The red tent

by:Diamant, Anita

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.

Editions:169  Date:1997 - 2017  Genre(s):Religious fiction, Religious fiction, Bible fiction


Joseph and his brothers

by:Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955

Retells the biblical story of Joseph, whose brothers' jealousy leads to his enslavement in Egypt.

Editions:84  Date:1900 - 2005  Genre(s):Bible fiction, Bible fiction, Bible fiction, Biographical fiction


The Gospel according to the Son

by:Mailer, Norman

The autobiography of Jesus Christ, written by him after his ascension into heaven. The novel opens with his youth as a carpenter, gives his reaction to God's announcement of his mission to save mankind, and describes the terror of the crucifixion. Christ analyzes his two sides--the divine and the human--and recalls his debates with the devil.

Editions:74  Date:1997 - 2013  Genre(s):Religious fiction, Religious fiction, Bible fiction


John's story : the last eyewitness

by:LaHaye, Tim, 1926-2016

Ninety-year-old John, the last surviving apostle, remembers his broken life before befriending Jesus and is called upon to write a gospel that definitively establishes Jesus as the Son of God.

Editions:23  Date:1982 - 2014  Genre(s):Biographical fiction, Christian fiction, Biographical fiction, Biographical fiction, Bible fiction


The hidden flame

by:Bunn, T. Davis, 1952-

In first-century Judea, Abigail together with her fellow followers of the Way face a gathering storm of persecution they never could have foreseen but find a glimmer of hope through their faith and courage to survive.

Editions:24  Date:2010 - 2011  Genre(s):Bible fiction, Christian fiction, Bible fiction, Christian fiction, Historical fiction



by:Saramago, José

"In this, his last novel, Saramago daringly reimagines the characters and narratives of the Bible through the story of Cain. Condemned to wander forever after he kills Abel, he is whisked around in time and space. He experiences the almost-sacrifice of Isaac by Abraham, the Tower of Babel, the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, Joshua at the battle of Jericho, Job's ordeal, and finally Noah's ark and the Flood. And over and over again Cain encounters an unjust, even cruel God. A startling, beautifully written, and powerful book, in all ways a fitting end to Saramago's extraordinary career"-- Provided by publisher.

Editions:101  Date:2009 - 2015  Genre(s):Religious fiction, Religious fiction, Bible fiction, Bible fiction, Humorous fiction


The fifth mountain

by:Coelho, Paulo

"In this retelling and extensive extrapolation of the story of the Hebrew prophet Elijah, Coelho situates his New Age prose in an appropriate biblical setting. An excellent and faithful translation willing to follow the rhythms and belabored biblical style of the original"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.

Editions:184  Date:1996 - 2016  Genre(s):Religious fiction, Religious fiction, Bible stories, Bible stories, Bible fiction


Three tales

by:Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880

A simple heart -- The legend of Saint Julian Hospitater -- Herodias.

Editions:82  Date:1921 - 2012  Genre(s):Bible fiction, Short stories, Short stories, Bible fiction, Criticism, interpretation, etc


The Gospel according to Jesus Christ

by:Saramago, José

The story of Jesus Christ as a thing of this earth: a questioning adolescent who is troubled by the world and by his body; a mother who is, by turns, devoted, fearful, and resentful; a family with all the complex frictions of any family.

Editions:224  Date:1987 - 2017  Genre(s):Biographical fiction, Biographical fiction, Biographical fiction, Bible fiction, Christian fiction


The Damascus way

by:Bunn, T. Davis, 1952-

In this riveting drama of the early church, Jacob, a young caravan guard, delivers messages among the new followers as he learns what it means to be a Christian--and to love and trust the young Greek girl who is neither accepted by the Jews or the Gentiles.

Editions:16  Date:2010 - 2012  Genre(s):Christian fiction, Bible fiction, Bible fiction, Christian fiction, Bible fiction


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