• Ben-Hur – 1: "The happiness of love is in action…"

    Previously: Introduction The happiness of love is in action; its test is what one is willing to do for others. Lawyer, soldier, governor, and diplomat, Lew Wallace seems the unlikely writer of one of the most successful Christian-themed novels of Western literature.  It may help to realize that Wallace did not consider himself religious at… Continue reading

  • Ben-Hur – A Book Journal

    Panorama Jerusalem in Altotting by Gebhard Fugel[GFDL or CC BY-SA 4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0] Oppressed by its own government, your native city is at the edge of a crisis.  The conquering war-spirit of Mars has found its next generation of followers, and the subjugated people feel it. Till now, your family has always managed to be safe from… Continue reading

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