How to Spot a Judas in Your Life

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If you’re reading this because the title intrigued you, my guess is you’ve felt the sting of betrayal by a close friend or family member. My husband once picked up a book based on the title, The H.I.M. Book: A Woman’s Manual for Understanding Her Highly Identifiable Male. He picked it off a bookstore shelf, read the table of contents, …


Review of ISCARIOT by Tosca Lee

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Not a Novel for the Faint of Heart One of my favorite reads of 2014, Iscariot is real and raw and disturbing…like Judas himself. By introducing us to Judas Bar Simon (Judas, son of Simon) as a mere child, Tosca makes the hated betrayer a sympathetic figure. And the truth is…Judas was once a child. Consider it. Dwell on it. A …

Author Interview-Tosca Lee’s Iscariot

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Welcome, Tosca Lee! Tosca’s book, Havah, is one of my all-time favorite biblical novels, and I was so anxious to read Iscariot because she’s tackled such a difficult character! I’ve reviewed Iscariot in my April 1st Newsletter, but we wanted to give a preview of Tosca’s writing process and a few other tidbits… Mesu: Why do you write biblical novels? Tosca: I actually kind of fell …

Book Review: Rebekah by Jill Eileen Smith

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About Rebekah When her beloved father dies and she is left in the care of her conniving brother Laban, Rebekah knows her life has changed forever. Though she should be married by now, it’s clear that Laban is dragging his feet, waiting for a higher bride-price to line his pockets. But then Rebekah is given a chance to leave her …