A Name Forgotten by C.t.l. SpearA Name Forgotten by C.t.l. Spear

A Name Forgotten

byC.t.l. Spear

Paperback | May 20, 2016

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Enhanced by the author's storytelling approach, this book features Jephthah, an obscure character of history. Although Shakespeare, Josephus, and Handel wrote about him and his daughter, Jephthah's tale, a tantalizing drama for the stage, is largely avoided by those who should know it best. Some personalities are obscure because little is known about them. Others slip into obscurity because of controversy about the facts that are known. While Samson, despite his less-than-stellar conduct, remains a household name even among those who have sketchy Bible knowledge, Jephthah's story is familiar only among those who debate its elusive questions. Cheerleaders on Jephthah's team are few. Disputes arise at the mere mention of Jephthah's name and his vow. Because his daughter's decision is misunderstood at best, one might reasonably ask why more than an entire Bible chapter is devoted to the story. Is it wise to make a vow?
C.T.L. Spear is a storyteller and grandson of Oregon Trail pioneers. His published projects includeStill a Kid! (Tate Publishing),Maranatha, the Miracle Camp (NE),Martin County Pictorial History (KY),Bedford County Family History (TN), andCommemorative Histories for the Fraternal Order of Police, and Sheriffs in Denver, Nashville,...
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Title:A Name ForgottenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:140 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:May 20, 2016Publisher:Heritage BuildersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1942603150

ISBN - 13:9781942603153

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