Journey to the Well

Journey to the Well

A Novel

Book - 2009
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One of the most well-known and loved stories of Jesus's ministry is the encounter with the Samaritan woman at Jacob's well. Now the creative mind of Diana Wallis Taylor imagines how the Samaritan woman got there in the first place. Marah is just a girl of thirteen when her life is set on a path that will eventually lead her to a life-changing encounter with the Messiah. But before that momentous meeting she must traverse through times of love lost and found, cruel and manipulative men, and gossiping women.

This creative and accurate portrayal of life in the time of Jesus opens a window into a fascinating world. Taylor's rich descriptions of the landscapes, lifestyles, and rituals mesh easily with the emotional and very personal story of one woman trying to make a life out of what fate seems to throw at her. This exciting and heartwrenching story will fascinate readers and lend new life to a familiar story.

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Revell, c2009
ISBN: 9780800733094
0800733096
Characteristics: 329 p. ; 22 cm

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Anita_Dickey
Mar 26, 2019

I read this book to fulfil the goal read a book based on a true story. Yes, i will take any excuse to indulge in biblical fiction. it is one of my top genre's. this book is a little slow going at first, but overall it was good. i have been reading about the woman at the well a lot in my devotional life this year, so maybe that may have made it better for me, but i did really enjoy it.

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