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Ben Hur

A Tale of the Christ

Ben Hur( )
Author: Wallace, Lew
Series title:Xist Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-1-62395-988-3
Publication Date:Apr 2015
Publisher:Xist Publishing
Imprint:Xist Classics
Book Format:Ebook
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Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ is a novel by Lew Wallace and was considered the most influential Christian book of the 19th century. Ben Hur tells the adventures of Judah Ben-Hur, a fictional Jewish prince from Jerusalem, who is enslaved by the Romans at the beginning of the 1st century and becomes a charioteer and a Christian. Running in parallel with Judah's narrative is the unfolding story of Jesus, who comes from the same region and is a similar age. The novel reflects themes of...
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Wallace, Lew (Author)
Attorney, soldier, politician, and writer, Lew Wallace fought in both the Mexican and Civil wars, after which he returned to practicing law and then entered politics. He wrote his epic Ben-Hur (1880) while serving as territorial governor in New Mexico. A biography of General Benjamin Harrison followed in 1888. Wallace also wrote plays and poetry. 020



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