6 edition of Ahab found in the catalog.
October 30, 2006
by Liturgical Press
Written in English
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The Bible story of Elijah is from the first book of Kings, describing his miraculous feats and redemption of the people of Israel from the evil king Ahab. Similar to the life of Jesus, Elijah performs marveling acts to demonstrate the validity of God to the people of Israel. Discover a summary of Elijah's story, full scripture text, and related articles! At once a family drama, a romantic adventure, and a portrait of a real and loving marriage, Ahab's Wife gives new perspective on the American experience. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more/5().
There are a number of other Abrahamic names in the book as well, including Ahab —who, according to the Hebrew Bible, was an evil king who led the Israelites into a life of idolatry. Melville’s Ahab is obsessed with Moby Dick, an idol that causes the death of his crew. The book failed (it wasn't taken seriously until many years after Melville's death). Ironically, ''Ahab's Wife,'' which reworks the great whaling novel from a female, liberal, Protestant point of view, is already positioned to be a best seller.
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Ahab's Wife was a main selection of the Book of the Month Club, chosen by Time magazine as one of the top five novels ofselected by Book Sense as one of the top five books of the year, chosen by the New York Times as a Notable Book of/5(). "I’m an easy mark for books like Ahab’s Rolling Sea: A Natural History of ‘Moby-Dick,’ which I’ve read a perhaps unhealthy number of times, in light of Annie Dillard’s opinion that Melville’s baggy masterpiece is the ‘best book ever written about nature.’Focusing on nineteenth century oceanography, natural history, and, of course, the whalers’ understanding of his prey’s Reviews: 6.
And Ahab made a grove; and Ahab did more to provoke the LORD God of Israel to anger than all the kings of Israel that were before him. 1 Kings | View whole chapter | See verse in context And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As the LORD God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be.
Answer: Ahab was one in a line of increasingly evil kings in Israel’s history, starting with the reign of Jeroboam. The evil of King Ahab was countered by the prophet Elijah who warned Ahab of coming judgment if he did not obey the Lord.
King Ahab also disobeyed the Lord’s direct command to destroy Ben-Hadad, the king of Aram. A return of Ahab recounted by a reporter who recounts outlandish tales for his serial newspaper, with a resulting narrative that grows increasingly strange and dreamlike, until I felt it blurred, and wasn't sure if the whole book was intended as the installments of an unreliable narrator printed in some hyperbolic tabloid/5.
This book is derived from a single, glancing reference in Moby-Dick to the beautiful young woman Captain Ahab has married. This is Una Spencers story, in her own words. The book is massive, complex, written as a companion, a tribute, an argument, a twentieth-century female response to a nineteenth-century male book.4/5.
From the window of his palace in Jezreel, King Ahab could see a vineyard that belonged to a man named Naboth. Ahab wanted this vineyard, and he tried to buy it from Naboth. But Naboth refused to sell it to him because it was against Jehovah’s Law to sell inherited land.
Ahab, King of Israel. Go to People in the Bible or Women in the Bible. Ahab was the seventh King of Israel. He reigned for 22 years ( BC). He was the son of Omri.
He married Jezebel, daughter of Ethbaal, the king of the Sidonians. Ahab, under Jezebel's influence, built a pagan temple, and allowed idols into Samaria. Welcome to the website of Captain Ahab's Rare Books. I'd like to be notified of new arrivals in the following categories. Check all categories that are of interest to you.
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is an novel by American writer Herman Melville. The book is the sailor Ishmael 's narrative of the obsessive quest of Ahab, captain of the whaling ship Pequod, for revenge on Moby Dick, the giant white sperm whale that on the ship's previous voyage bit off Ahab's leg at the : Herman Melville.
In Ahab's Wife, author Sena Jeter Naslund takes a barely-mentioned, never seen character and gives us her whole life. A novel I read in high school, The Red Tent by Anita Diamant, had the same kind of basis (took a minor biblical character and told her life story), and I loved that book /5().
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Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is a novel by American writer Herman Melville, published in during the period of the American Renaissance.
Sailor Ishmael tells the story of the obsessive quest of Ahab, captain of the whaler Pequod, for revenge on Moby Dick, the white whale that on the previous whaling voyage bit off Ahab's leg at the knee/5(K).
Ahab was the son of King Omri a former military commander who had taken over the throne after laying siege to Tirzah. Self-proclaimed king Zimri set fire to the palace around himself after seeing the city was taken. Omri was a wicked ruler and he taught his son his evil ways. After Omri had passed away Ahab took what he had learned from his father and put it.
Jezebel, from the Old Testament (Kings I and II), was the wife of King Ahab who ruled the kingdom of Israel. By opposing the worship of the Hebrew god Yahweh, neglecting the rights and well-being of her subjects, and challenging the great prophets Elijah and Elisha, she prompted the internal conflict that plagued Israel for decades.
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Ahab contemplates the beauties as well as the horrors of life and death as he smells the sweet air blowing over the Pacific. He muses that mowers have been making hay somewhere beneath the slopes of the Andes and are "sleeping among the new-mown hay.". The premise of this book is wonderful: Ahab is back in Manhattan years after a book written by Ishmael clearly showed Ahab’s death.
He’s looking for his wife and son, and he enlists the aid of a pulp newspaper journalist, who uses Ahab’s history and stories to meet his own deadlines.
Manhattan adores sensational press, and the mixture of /5(8). Answer: King Ahab and Queen Jezebel served as leaders of the northern kingdom of Israel during a time of much evil in the land. King Ahab was an Israelite king who married a Sidonian woman named Jezebel and became involved in worshiping Baal, the god of her people.
Ahab built a house to Baal in the capital city of Samaria and made an Asherah. In the books of Kings, the Bible portrays the story of the kingdom of Israel through the eyes of Judean writers. For centuries, the kingdom of Judah looked upon the more powerful, wealthier kingdom of Israel with fear and jealousy.
A bold and intriguing fabulist novel that reimagines two of the most legendary characters in American literature—Captain Ahab and Ishmael of Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick. At the end of a long journey, Captain Ahab returns to the mainland to confront the true author of the novel Moby-Dick, his former shipmate, Ishmael.
For Ahab was not pulled into the ocean’s depths by a /5(11).Ahab, the Pequod’s obsessed captain, represents both an ancient and a quintessentially modern type of hero. Like the heroes of Greek or Shakespearean tragedy, Ahab suffers from a single fatal flaw, one he shares with such legendary characters as Oedipus and Faust.All books are inspected prior to being listed for sale and again when preparing for shipping.
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