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A people of one book

the Bible and the Victorians

by Timothy Larsen

  • 202 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Bible,
  • Influence

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTimothy Larsen
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS475.3 .L37 2011
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination326 p. ;
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24840167M
    ISBN 100199570094
    ISBN 109780199570096
    LC Control Number2011280308
    OCLC/WorldCa656767536

    In , Hanna Heath, an Australian rare-book expert, is offered the job of a lifetime: analysis and conservation of the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, which has been rescued from Serb shelling during the Bosnian war. Priceless and beautiful, the book is one of the earliest Jewish volumes ever to be illuminated with images. This is a Wikipedia Book, a collection of articles which can be downloaded electronically or ordered in dia Books are maintained by the Wikipedia community, particularly WikiProject dia Books can also be tagged by the banners of any relevant Wikiprojects (with |class=book). Book This book does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.

      Unfinished OMG!!!! this is one of the WORST books ever!!! People of the book is a book was written "supposedly" to highlight the peaceful coexistence of Muslims, Christians and Jews.4/5(7). The author of The People of the Book is a fantastic storyteller reweaving the stories as intricately as the book was. Perhaps one day we could all live like in the Convivencia of long ago where Jews Christians and Muslims lived in harmony (as I'm sure god would prefer.) i sobbed at certain points and Brooks writing touched me deeply.

    The Book People started business in with one van, visiting offices in the Guildford, Surrey area, where the company found its first customers. By , there were Book People Local distributors around the country visiting workplaces such as bakeries, banks, schools and hospitals. As one of the book’s characters reminds us, “a book is more than the sum of its materials. It is an artifact of the human mind and hand.” The novel opens in the spring of , after the Bosnia hostilities have ceased, leaving the city of Sarajevo a shattered remnant of its former self.


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"A People of One Book is far-ranging. Larsen has chapters on what a vital role the Bible played among Evangelicals, Roman Catholics, Anglo-Catholics, Methodists, Quakers, Unitarians, Dissenters, Agnostics, even Atheists.

And what is more impressive, he manages to show each of these different traditions true critical sympathy."-- 5/5(1). People of the Book, like her Pulitzer Prize-winning previous novel March, is a tour de force that delivers a reverberating lesson gleaned from history It's a brilliant, innately suspenseful structure, and one that allows Brooks to show off her remarkable aptitude for assimilating research and conveying a wide A people of one book book of by: A People of One Book The Bible and the Victorians Timothy Larsen.

Presents the use of scripture as a unifying key to Victorian culture. Surveys as introduction to the diversity of Victorian beliefs including reference to Catholic, Unitarian, Quaker, atheist, agnostic, liberal.

People of the Book, like her Pulitzer Prize-winning previous novel March, is a tour de force that delivers a reverberating lesson gleaned from history It's a brilliant, innately suspenseful structure, and one that allows Brooks to show off her remarkable aptitude for assimilating research and conveying a wide range of : Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group.

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A Review of People of the Book (or, Why I Hate the Kindle) Brooks's novel is a fictionalized account of the real Sarajevo Haggadah, a Jewish religious text noteworthy for its inclusion of an illuminated manuscript and for its survival through turmoil and the hostility towards Jews that has erupted time and again over the centuries in Europe and Eastern Europe.4/5(K).

There is an amazing array of "people of the book"—both base and noble—whose lifetimes span some remarkable periods in human history. Who is your favorite and why. (Questions issued by publisher.) top of page (summary). In People of the Book—inspired by the true story of the Sarajevo Haggadah—she brilliantly interweaves an epic historical saga of persecution and survival with a powerful modern-day tale of private betrayals and international intrigue.

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Inspired by a true story, People of the Book is a novel of sweeping historical grandeur and intimate emotional intensity by an acclaimed and beloved author.

Called "a tour de force"by the San Francisco Chronicle, this ambitious, electrifying work traces the harrowing journey of the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, a beautifully illuminated Hebrew.

The Book of the title is a Haggadah (a book Jews use during the celebration of Passover at home). This particular one is the famous Sarajevo Haggdah, a book that really exists and is so called because, though this illuminated manuscript was produced in Spain in the 14th century, it Reviews: K.

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A lot of people and their diaries are covered but it seemed like the author liked to throw his opinion in too often and that really effects my enjoyment of a book. There wasn't much depth. I recommend Alexandra Johnson's, Leaving a Trace or The Hidden Writer instead if you are wanting to read about people 4/5(29).

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