Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees (The Silent Years #2)

Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees (The Silent Years #2)

Seeking peace and safety after a hard childhood, Leah marries Judah, a strong and gentle man, and for the first time in her life Leah believes she can rest easily. But the land is ruled by Antiochus IV, descended from one of Alexander the Great's generals, and when he issues a decree that all Jews are to conform to Syrian laws upon pain of death, devout Jews risk everythin Seeking peace and safety after a hard childhood, Leah marries Judah, a strong and gentle man, and for the first time in h...

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Title:Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees (The Silent Years #2)
Author:Angela Elwell Hunt
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Genres:Historical
ISBN:0764219332
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:384 pages pages

Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees (The Silent Years #2) Reviews

  • Amandasaved
    Feb 14, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

    The second novel in "The Silent Years" series is every bit as fascinating and absorbing as the first, "Egypt's Sister". Angela Hunt's historical detail will transport you back in time until you will feel like you are walking the streets of Jerusalem at Leah's side, or breathing in the ...

    Leah never felt safe in the home she grew up in. So when she marries a kind man named Judah, she believes she can finally experience a life of peace. But when Judah is challenged to fight for his people's sacred way of life, Leah's hopes for peace are threatened in Judah's Wife: A Nove...

    I love Biblical fiction. Not only does it inspire and entertain me, but it also gives me a strong sense of the customs and practices of those living during ancient times. Judah?s Wife, by Angela Hunt, is the second book in The Silent Years series. It has such a spiritual feel, an...

    The time between the Old and New Testament is often called the Silent Years because during that time God did not speak through a prophet to His people. This was the time of the Greeks, the rise of the Romans, the fall of the Egyptians. We might not have a biblical account but we do hav...

    i really enjoyed this book. So good! This was my first book by this author but it will not be my last. ...

    Angela Hunt's story about Judah's Wife shows the transforming power of God's love. Leah, raised in an abusive home, longs for peace. When her husband, Judah, is called to lead the Maccabees she tries to stop him from going to war. I was frustrated with Leah when she refused to understa...

    Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in "The Silent Years" series (though unrelated to the first, as far as I can tell) written by Angela Hunt. Judah's Wife takes place during the four hundred years between the Old and New Testaments, and tells the stories of a tee...

    This second novel set in what Christians generally refer to as the Inter-testamental period was interesting. Many Western Evangelicals have not read and will not touch the Old Testament Apocrypha, believing it to be heretical in some way (no doubt as a result of confusion with some o...

    When you write a book that takes place in what we Christians call, ?The Silent Years,? there?s so much room for creativity, freedom, and possibility in the story. Angela Hunt has, once again, not disappointed me. Being that I know next to nothing about the Maccabees, or Judah M...

    Judah?s Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in The Silent Years series. I?ve enjoyed previous books by Angela Hunt and was excited to have an opportunity to read more. The Silent Years series are not connected to each other, so you don?t need to read the first one p...

    http://www.jamiswords.com/judahs-wife... Judah's Wife is a story revolved around the historical significance of the Maccabees and the fight to save the Jewish faith before the time of Christ. The story of the Maccabees takes place during the "silent" 400 years between the Old and Ne...

    I?m going to be honest. I don?t even know how to start this review. With everything that has happened in my personal life over the last month I heeded Kristin?s advice when she suggested that I put off reading this book. She didn?t say why but just encouraged me that now wasn?...

    I was actually hesitant to read this book at first because the other books I've read by this author were not favourites. But since this one was about the Maccabees, I was very intrigued and willing to give it a chance. Happily, I didn't find it to be like the other books I'd read previ...

    If you enjoy reading a compelling Biblical Fiction novel once in a while, as I do, Angela Hunt is always an author you can count on to sweep you away with her masterful writing style which brings the history of God?s people to vivid life. Her newest release from Bethany House is enti...

    I recieved this book from Bethany House Publishers (a division of Baker Publishing Group) in exchange for an un-biased review... Here goes... I truly enjoyed the writing style of Angela Hunt, and I've never read any of her novels in the past, and so reading this book made me curiou...

  • Nadine Keels
    Feb 21, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

    The second novel in "The Silent Years" series is every bit as fascinating and absorbing as the first, "Egypt's Sister". Angela Hunt's historical detail will transport you back in time until you will feel like you are walking the streets of Jerusalem at Leah's side, or breathing in the ...

    Leah never felt safe in the home she grew up in. So when she marries a kind man named Judah, she believes she can finally experience a life of peace. But when Judah is challenged to fight for his people's sacred way of life, Leah's hopes for peace are threatened in Judah's Wife: A Nove...

  • Jami
    Mar 19, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

    The second novel in "The Silent Years" series is every bit as fascinating and absorbing as the first, "Egypt's Sister". Angela Hunt's historical detail will transport you back in time until you will feel like you are walking the streets of Jerusalem at Leah's side, or breathing in the ...

    Leah never felt safe in the home she grew up in. So when she marries a kind man named Judah, she believes she can finally experience a life of peace. But when Judah is challenged to fight for his people's sacred way of life, Leah's hopes for peace are threatened in Judah's Wife: A Nove...

    I love Biblical fiction. Not only does it inspire and entertain me, but it also gives me a strong sense of the customs and practices of those living during ancient times. Judah?s Wife, by Angela Hunt, is the second book in The Silent Years series. It has such a spiritual feel, an...

    The time between the Old and New Testament is often called the Silent Years because during that time God did not speak through a prophet to His people. This was the time of the Greeks, the rise of the Romans, the fall of the Egyptians. We might not have a biblical account but we do hav...

    i really enjoyed this book. So good! This was my first book by this author but it will not be my last. ...

    Angela Hunt's story about Judah's Wife shows the transforming power of God's love. Leah, raised in an abusive home, longs for peace. When her husband, Judah, is called to lead the Maccabees she tries to stop him from going to war. I was frustrated with Leah when she refused to understa...

    Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in "The Silent Years" series (though unrelated to the first, as far as I can tell) written by Angela Hunt. Judah's Wife takes place during the four hundred years between the Old and New Testaments, and tells the stories of a tee...

    This second novel set in what Christians generally refer to as the Inter-testamental period was interesting. Many Western Evangelicals have not read and will not touch the Old Testament Apocrypha, believing it to be heretical in some way (no doubt as a result of confusion with some o...

    When you write a book that takes place in what we Christians call, ?The Silent Years,? there?s so much room for creativity, freedom, and possibility in the story. Angela Hunt has, once again, not disappointed me. Being that I know next to nothing about the Maccabees, or Judah M...

    Judah?s Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in The Silent Years series. I?ve enjoyed previous books by Angela Hunt and was excited to have an opportunity to read more. The Silent Years series are not connected to each other, so you don?t need to read the first one p...

    http://www.jamiswords.com/judahs-wife... Judah's Wife is a story revolved around the historical significance of the Maccabees and the fight to save the Jewish faith before the time of Christ. The story of the Maccabees takes place during the "silent" 400 years between the Old and Ne...

  • Kristin
    Feb 10, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

  • C.E. Hart
    Mar 10, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

    The second novel in "The Silent Years" series is every bit as fascinating and absorbing as the first, "Egypt's Sister". Angela Hunt's historical detail will transport you back in time until you will feel like you are walking the streets of Jerusalem at Leah's side, or breathing in the ...

    Leah never felt safe in the home she grew up in. So when she marries a kind man named Judah, she believes she can finally experience a life of peace. But when Judah is challenged to fight for his people's sacred way of life, Leah's hopes for peace are threatened in Judah's Wife: A Nove...

    I love Biblical fiction. Not only does it inspire and entertain me, but it also gives me a strong sense of the customs and practices of those living during ancient times. Judah?s Wife, by Angela Hunt, is the second book in The Silent Years series. It has such a spiritual feel, an...

  • Anna
    Feb 02, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

  • Jeanie
    Feb 19, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

  • Leona Atkinson
    Mar 28, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

    The second novel in "The Silent Years" series is every bit as fascinating and absorbing as the first, "Egypt's Sister". Angela Hunt's historical detail will transport you back in time until you will feel like you are walking the streets of Jerusalem at Leah's side, or breathing in the ...

    Leah never felt safe in the home she grew up in. So when she marries a kind man named Judah, she believes she can finally experience a life of peace. But when Judah is challenged to fight for his people's sacred way of life, Leah's hopes for peace are threatened in Judah's Wife: A Nove...

    I love Biblical fiction. Not only does it inspire and entertain me, but it also gives me a strong sense of the customs and practices of those living during ancient times. Judah?s Wife, by Angela Hunt, is the second book in The Silent Years series. It has such a spiritual feel, an...

    The time between the Old and New Testament is often called the Silent Years because during that time God did not speak through a prophet to His people. This was the time of the Greeks, the rise of the Romans, the fall of the Egyptians. We might not have a biblical account but we do hav...

    i really enjoyed this book. So good! This was my first book by this author but it will not be my last. ...

    Angela Hunt's story about Judah's Wife shows the transforming power of God's love. Leah, raised in an abusive home, longs for peace. When her husband, Judah, is called to lead the Maccabees she tries to stop him from going to war. I was frustrated with Leah when she refused to understa...

    Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in "The Silent Years" series (though unrelated to the first, as far as I can tell) written by Angela Hunt. Judah's Wife takes place during the four hundred years between the Old and New Testaments, and tells the stories of a tee...

    This second novel set in what Christians generally refer to as the Inter-testamental period was interesting. Many Western Evangelicals have not read and will not touch the Old Testament Apocrypha, believing it to be heretical in some way (no doubt as a result of confusion with some o...

    When you write a book that takes place in what we Christians call, ?The Silent Years,? there?s so much room for creativity, freedom, and possibility in the story. Angela Hunt has, once again, not disappointed me. Being that I know next to nothing about the Maccabees, or Judah M...

    Judah?s Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in The Silent Years series. I?ve enjoyed previous books by Angela Hunt and was excited to have an opportunity to read more. The Silent Years series are not connected to each other, so you don?t need to read the first one p...

    http://www.jamiswords.com/judahs-wife... Judah's Wife is a story revolved around the historical significance of the Maccabees and the fight to save the Jewish faith before the time of Christ. The story of the Maccabees takes place during the "silent" 400 years between the Old and Ne...

    I?m going to be honest. I don?t even know how to start this review. With everything that has happened in my personal life over the last month I heeded Kristin?s advice when she suggested that I put off reading this book. She didn?t say why but just encouraged me that now wasn?...

    I was actually hesitant to read this book at first because the other books I've read by this author were not favourites. But since this one was about the Maccabees, I was very intrigued and willing to give it a chance. Happily, I didn't find it to be like the other books I'd read previ...

    If you enjoy reading a compelling Biblical Fiction novel once in a while, as I do, Angela Hunt is always an author you can count on to sweep you away with her masterful writing style which brings the history of God?s people to vivid life. Her newest release from Bethany House is enti...

    I recieved this book from Bethany House Publishers (a division of Baker Publishing Group) in exchange for an un-biased review... Here goes... I truly enjoyed the writing style of Angela Hunt, and I've never read any of her novels in the past, and so reading this book made me curiou...

    Book Review: Judah?s Wife By Angela Hunt Judah?s Wife by Angela Hunt was an enjoyable read, she kept my attention throughout. I am sure that somewhere in my theological studies I read or was taught about Judah Maccabees but not so memorable as this book. I enjoy reading histor...

    "Judah's Wife" by Angela Hunt This was my first time reading an Angela Hunt book, but it will not be my last! I was totally captured by her very descriptive writing and attention to detail. "Judah's Wife" is a story of The Maccabees, who were a group of Jewish warriors living in...

  • Darlene
    Feb 19, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

    The second novel in "The Silent Years" series is every bit as fascinating and absorbing as the first, "Egypt's Sister". Angela Hunt's historical detail will transport you back in time until you will feel like you are walking the streets of Jerusalem at Leah's side, or breathing in the ...

    Leah never felt safe in the home she grew up in. So when she marries a kind man named Judah, she believes she can finally experience a life of peace. But when Judah is challenged to fight for his people's sacred way of life, Leah's hopes for peace are threatened in Judah's Wife: A Nove...

    I love Biblical fiction. Not only does it inspire and entertain me, but it also gives me a strong sense of the customs and practices of those living during ancient times. Judah?s Wife, by Angela Hunt, is the second book in The Silent Years series. It has such a spiritual feel, an...

    The time between the Old and New Testament is often called the Silent Years because during that time God did not speak through a prophet to His people. This was the time of the Greeks, the rise of the Romans, the fall of the Egyptians. We might not have a biblical account but we do hav...

    i really enjoyed this book. So good! This was my first book by this author but it will not be my last. ...

    Angela Hunt's story about Judah's Wife shows the transforming power of God's love. Leah, raised in an abusive home, longs for peace. When her husband, Judah, is called to lead the Maccabees she tries to stop him from going to war. I was frustrated with Leah when she refused to understa...

    Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in "The Silent Years" series (though unrelated to the first, as far as I can tell) written by Angela Hunt. Judah's Wife takes place during the four hundred years between the Old and New Testaments, and tells the stories of a tee...

    This second novel set in what Christians generally refer to as the Inter-testamental period was interesting. Many Western Evangelicals have not read and will not touch the Old Testament Apocrypha, believing it to be heretical in some way (no doubt as a result of confusion with some o...

    When you write a book that takes place in what we Christians call, ?The Silent Years,? there?s so much room for creativity, freedom, and possibility in the story. Angela Hunt has, once again, not disappointed me. Being that I know next to nothing about the Maccabees, or Judah M...

    Judah?s Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in The Silent Years series. I?ve enjoyed previous books by Angela Hunt and was excited to have an opportunity to read more. The Silent Years series are not connected to each other, so you don?t need to read the first one p...

    http://www.jamiswords.com/judahs-wife... Judah's Wife is a story revolved around the historical significance of the Maccabees and the fight to save the Jewish faith before the time of Christ. The story of the Maccabees takes place during the "silent" 400 years between the Old and Ne...

    I?m going to be honest. I don?t even know how to start this review. With everything that has happened in my personal life over the last month I heeded Kristin?s advice when she suggested that I put off reading this book. She didn?t say why but just encouraged me that now wasn?...

    I was actually hesitant to read this book at first because the other books I've read by this author were not favourites. But since this one was about the Maccabees, I was very intrigued and willing to give it a chance. Happily, I didn't find it to be like the other books I'd read previ...

    If you enjoy reading a compelling Biblical Fiction novel once in a while, as I do, Angela Hunt is always an author you can count on to sweep you away with her masterful writing style which brings the history of God?s people to vivid life. Her newest release from Bethany House is enti...

    I recieved this book from Bethany House Publishers (a division of Baker Publishing Group) in exchange for an un-biased review... Here goes... I truly enjoyed the writing style of Angela Hunt, and I've never read any of her novels in the past, and so reading this book made me curiou...

    Book Review: Judah?s Wife By Angela Hunt Judah?s Wife by Angela Hunt was an enjoyable read, she kept my attention throughout. I am sure that somewhere in my theological studies I read or was taught about Judah Maccabees but not so memorable as this book. I enjoy reading histor...

  • Kav
    Feb 23, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

  • Fizzy
    Mar 11, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

    The second novel in "The Silent Years" series is every bit as fascinating and absorbing as the first, "Egypt's Sister". Angela Hunt's historical detail will transport you back in time until you will feel like you are walking the streets of Jerusalem at Leah's side, or breathing in the ...

    Leah never felt safe in the home she grew up in. So when she marries a kind man named Judah, she believes she can finally experience a life of peace. But when Judah is challenged to fight for his people's sacred way of life, Leah's hopes for peace are threatened in Judah's Wife: A Nove...

    I love Biblical fiction. Not only does it inspire and entertain me, but it also gives me a strong sense of the customs and practices of those living during ancient times. Judah?s Wife, by Angela Hunt, is the second book in The Silent Years series. It has such a spiritual feel, an...

    The time between the Old and New Testament is often called the Silent Years because during that time God did not speak through a prophet to His people. This was the time of the Greeks, the rise of the Romans, the fall of the Egyptians. We might not have a biblical account but we do hav...

    i really enjoyed this book. So good! This was my first book by this author but it will not be my last. ...

    Angela Hunt's story about Judah's Wife shows the transforming power of God's love. Leah, raised in an abusive home, longs for peace. When her husband, Judah, is called to lead the Maccabees she tries to stop him from going to war. I was frustrated with Leah when she refused to understa...

    Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in "The Silent Years" series (though unrelated to the first, as far as I can tell) written by Angela Hunt. Judah's Wife takes place during the four hundred years between the Old and New Testaments, and tells the stories of a tee...

    This second novel set in what Christians generally refer to as the Inter-testamental period was interesting. Many Western Evangelicals have not read and will not touch the Old Testament Apocrypha, believing it to be heretical in some way (no doubt as a result of confusion with some o...

    When you write a book that takes place in what we Christians call, ?The Silent Years,? there?s so much room for creativity, freedom, and possibility in the story. Angela Hunt has, once again, not disappointed me. Being that I know next to nothing about the Maccabees, or Judah M...

    Judah?s Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in The Silent Years series. I?ve enjoyed previous books by Angela Hunt and was excited to have an opportunity to read more. The Silent Years series are not connected to each other, so you don?t need to read the first one p...

    http://www.jamiswords.com/judahs-wife... Judah's Wife is a story revolved around the historical significance of the Maccabees and the fight to save the Jewish faith before the time of Christ. The story of the Maccabees takes place during the "silent" 400 years between the Old and Ne...

    I?m going to be honest. I don?t even know how to start this review. With everything that has happened in my personal life over the last month I heeded Kristin?s advice when she suggested that I put off reading this book. She didn?t say why but just encouraged me that now wasn?...

  • Christian Fiction Addiction
    Feb 21, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

    The second novel in "The Silent Years" series is every bit as fascinating and absorbing as the first, "Egypt's Sister". Angela Hunt's historical detail will transport you back in time until you will feel like you are walking the streets of Jerusalem at Leah's side, or breathing in the ...

  • English
    Feb 06, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

    The second novel in "The Silent Years" series is every bit as fascinating and absorbing as the first, "Egypt's Sister". Angela Hunt's historical detail will transport you back in time until you will feel like you are walking the streets of Jerusalem at Leah's side, or breathing in the ...

    Leah never felt safe in the home she grew up in. So when she marries a kind man named Judah, she believes she can finally experience a life of peace. But when Judah is challenged to fight for his people's sacred way of life, Leah's hopes for peace are threatened in Judah's Wife: A Nove...

    I love Biblical fiction. Not only does it inspire and entertain me, but it also gives me a strong sense of the customs and practices of those living during ancient times. Judah?s Wife, by Angela Hunt, is the second book in The Silent Years series. It has such a spiritual feel, an...

    The time between the Old and New Testament is often called the Silent Years because during that time God did not speak through a prophet to His people. This was the time of the Greeks, the rise of the Romans, the fall of the Egyptians. We might not have a biblical account but we do hav...

    i really enjoyed this book. So good! This was my first book by this author but it will not be my last. ...

    Angela Hunt's story about Judah's Wife shows the transforming power of God's love. Leah, raised in an abusive home, longs for peace. When her husband, Judah, is called to lead the Maccabees she tries to stop him from going to war. I was frustrated with Leah when she refused to understa...

    Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in "The Silent Years" series (though unrelated to the first, as far as I can tell) written by Angela Hunt. Judah's Wife takes place during the four hundred years between the Old and New Testaments, and tells the stories of a tee...

    This second novel set in what Christians generally refer to as the Inter-testamental period was interesting. Many Western Evangelicals have not read and will not touch the Old Testament Apocrypha, believing it to be heretical in some way (no doubt as a result of confusion with some o...

  • Kristen
    May 27, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

    The second novel in "The Silent Years" series is every bit as fascinating and absorbing as the first, "Egypt's Sister". Angela Hunt's historical detail will transport you back in time until you will feel like you are walking the streets of Jerusalem at Leah's side, or breathing in the ...

    Leah never felt safe in the home she grew up in. So when she marries a kind man named Judah, she believes she can finally experience a life of peace. But when Judah is challenged to fight for his people's sacred way of life, Leah's hopes for peace are threatened in Judah's Wife: A Nove...

    I love Biblical fiction. Not only does it inspire and entertain me, but it also gives me a strong sense of the customs and practices of those living during ancient times. Judah?s Wife, by Angela Hunt, is the second book in The Silent Years series. It has such a spiritual feel, an...

    The time between the Old and New Testament is often called the Silent Years because during that time God did not speak through a prophet to His people. This was the time of the Greeks, the rise of the Romans, the fall of the Egyptians. We might not have a biblical account but we do hav...

    i really enjoyed this book. So good! This was my first book by this author but it will not be my last. ...

  • Raechel
    May 08, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

    The second novel in "The Silent Years" series is every bit as fascinating and absorbing as the first, "Egypt's Sister". Angela Hunt's historical detail will transport you back in time until you will feel like you are walking the streets of Jerusalem at Leah's side, or breathing in the ...

    Leah never felt safe in the home she grew up in. So when she marries a kind man named Judah, she believes she can finally experience a life of peace. But when Judah is challenged to fight for his people's sacred way of life, Leah's hopes for peace are threatened in Judah's Wife: A Nove...

    I love Biblical fiction. Not only does it inspire and entertain me, but it also gives me a strong sense of the customs and practices of those living during ancient times. Judah?s Wife, by Angela Hunt, is the second book in The Silent Years series. It has such a spiritual feel, an...

    The time between the Old and New Testament is often called the Silent Years because during that time God did not speak through a prophet to His people. This was the time of the Greeks, the rise of the Romans, the fall of the Egyptians. We might not have a biblical account but we do hav...

    i really enjoyed this book. So good! This was my first book by this author but it will not be my last. ...

    Angela Hunt's story about Judah's Wife shows the transforming power of God's love. Leah, raised in an abusive home, longs for peace. When her husband, Judah, is called to lead the Maccabees she tries to stop him from going to war. I was frustrated with Leah when she refused to understa...

    Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in "The Silent Years" series (though unrelated to the first, as far as I can tell) written by Angela Hunt. Judah's Wife takes place during the four hundred years between the Old and New Testaments, and tells the stories of a tee...

    This second novel set in what Christians generally refer to as the Inter-testamental period was interesting. Many Western Evangelicals have not read and will not touch the Old Testament Apocrypha, believing it to be heretical in some way (no doubt as a result of confusion with some o...

    When you write a book that takes place in what we Christians call, ?The Silent Years,? there?s so much room for creativity, freedom, and possibility in the story. Angela Hunt has, once again, not disappointed me. Being that I know next to nothing about the Maccabees, or Judah M...

    Judah?s Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in The Silent Years series. I?ve enjoyed previous books by Angela Hunt and was excited to have an opportunity to read more. The Silent Years series are not connected to each other, so you don?t need to read the first one p...

    http://www.jamiswords.com/judahs-wife... Judah's Wife is a story revolved around the historical significance of the Maccabees and the fight to save the Jewish faith before the time of Christ. The story of the Maccabees takes place during the "silent" 400 years between the Old and Ne...

    I?m going to be honest. I don?t even know how to start this review. With everything that has happened in my personal life over the last month I heeded Kristin?s advice when she suggested that I put off reading this book. She didn?t say why but just encouraged me that now wasn?...

    I was actually hesitant to read this book at first because the other books I've read by this author were not favourites. But since this one was about the Maccabees, I was very intrigued and willing to give it a chance. Happily, I didn't find it to be like the other books I'd read previ...

  • Sarah Elizabeth
    Jan 27, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

  • Jeanne Alfveby crea
    Feb 17, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

  • Angela
    Jan 24, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

    The second novel in "The Silent Years" series is every bit as fascinating and absorbing as the first, "Egypt's Sister". Angela Hunt's historical detail will transport you back in time until you will feel like you are walking the streets of Jerusalem at Leah's side, or breathing in the ...

    Leah never felt safe in the home she grew up in. So when she marries a kind man named Judah, she believes she can finally experience a life of peace. But when Judah is challenged to fight for his people's sacred way of life, Leah's hopes for peace are threatened in Judah's Wife: A Nove...

    I love Biblical fiction. Not only does it inspire and entertain me, but it also gives me a strong sense of the customs and practices of those living during ancient times. Judah?s Wife, by Angela Hunt, is the second book in The Silent Years series. It has such a spiritual feel, an...

    The time between the Old and New Testament is often called the Silent Years because during that time God did not speak through a prophet to His people. This was the time of the Greeks, the rise of the Romans, the fall of the Egyptians. We might not have a biblical account but we do hav...

  • Tina at Mommynificent
    Dec 26, 2017

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

  • Sadie VanderKodde
    Jan 17, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

    The second novel in "The Silent Years" series is every bit as fascinating and absorbing as the first, "Egypt's Sister". Angela Hunt's historical detail will transport you back in time until you will feel like you are walking the streets of Jerusalem at Leah's side, or breathing in the ...

    Leah never felt safe in the home she grew up in. So when she marries a kind man named Judah, she believes she can finally experience a life of peace. But when Judah is challenged to fight for his people's sacred way of life, Leah's hopes for peace are threatened in Judah's Wife: A Nove...

    I love Biblical fiction. Not only does it inspire and entertain me, but it also gives me a strong sense of the customs and practices of those living during ancient times. Judah?s Wife, by Angela Hunt, is the second book in The Silent Years series. It has such a spiritual feel, an...

    The time between the Old and New Testament is often called the Silent Years because during that time God did not speak through a prophet to His people. This was the time of the Greeks, the rise of the Romans, the fall of the Egyptians. We might not have a biblical account but we do hav...

    i really enjoyed this book. So good! This was my first book by this author but it will not be my last. ...

    Angela Hunt's story about Judah's Wife shows the transforming power of God's love. Leah, raised in an abusive home, longs for peace. When her husband, Judah, is called to lead the Maccabees she tries to stop him from going to war. I was frustrated with Leah when she refused to understa...

    Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in "The Silent Years" series (though unrelated to the first, as far as I can tell) written by Angela Hunt. Judah's Wife takes place during the four hundred years between the Old and New Testaments, and tells the stories of a tee...

    This second novel set in what Christians generally refer to as the Inter-testamental period was interesting. Many Western Evangelicals have not read and will not touch the Old Testament Apocrypha, believing it to be heretical in some way (no doubt as a result of confusion with some o...

    When you write a book that takes place in what we Christians call, ?The Silent Years,? there?s so much room for creativity, freedom, and possibility in the story. Angela Hunt has, once again, not disappointed me. Being that I know next to nothing about the Maccabees, or Judah M...

    Judah?s Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in The Silent Years series. I?ve enjoyed previous books by Angela Hunt and was excited to have an opportunity to read more. The Silent Years series are not connected to each other, so you don?t need to read the first one p...

    http://www.jamiswords.com/judahs-wife... Judah's Wife is a story revolved around the historical significance of the Maccabees and the fight to save the Jewish faith before the time of Christ. The story of the Maccabees takes place during the "silent" 400 years between the Old and Ne...

    I?m going to be honest. I don?t even know how to start this review. With everything that has happened in my personal life over the last month I heeded Kristin?s advice when she suggested that I put off reading this book. She didn?t say why but just encouraged me that now wasn?...

    I was actually hesitant to read this book at first because the other books I've read by this author were not favourites. But since this one was about the Maccabees, I was very intrigued and willing to give it a chance. Happily, I didn't find it to be like the other books I'd read previ...

    If you enjoy reading a compelling Biblical Fiction novel once in a while, as I do, Angela Hunt is always an author you can count on to sweep you away with her masterful writing style which brings the history of God?s people to vivid life. Her newest release from Bethany House is enti...

    I recieved this book from Bethany House Publishers (a division of Baker Publishing Group) in exchange for an un-biased review... Here goes... I truly enjoyed the writing style of Angela Hunt, and I've never read any of her novels in the past, and so reading this book made me curiou...

    Book Review: Judah?s Wife By Angela Hunt Judah?s Wife by Angela Hunt was an enjoyable read, she kept my attention throughout. I am sure that somewhere in my theological studies I read or was taught about Judah Maccabees but not so memorable as this book. I enjoy reading histor...

    "Judah's Wife" by Angela Hunt This was my first time reading an Angela Hunt book, but it will not be my last! I was totally captured by her very descriptive writing and attention to detail. "Judah's Wife" is a story of The Maccabees, who were a group of Jewish warriors living in...

    I love finding books that highlight a part of history I know very little about. This is one of those books. Despite a lifetime of Christian upbringing and a fairly healthy knowledge of the Old Testament, I know nothing about the Maccabees or the 400 Years of Silence between the Old and...

  • Alicia Ruggieri
    Mar 09, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

  • Eva
    Feb 21, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

  • Debbie
    Feb 14, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

    The second novel in "The Silent Years" series is every bit as fascinating and absorbing as the first, "Egypt's Sister". Angela Hunt's historical detail will transport you back in time until you will feel like you are walking the streets of Jerusalem at Leah's side, or breathing in the ...

    Leah never felt safe in the home she grew up in. So when she marries a kind man named Judah, she believes she can finally experience a life of peace. But when Judah is challenged to fight for his people's sacred way of life, Leah's hopes for peace are threatened in Judah's Wife: A Nove...

    I love Biblical fiction. Not only does it inspire and entertain me, but it also gives me a strong sense of the customs and practices of those living during ancient times. Judah?s Wife, by Angela Hunt, is the second book in The Silent Years series. It has such a spiritual feel, an...

    The time between the Old and New Testament is often called the Silent Years because during that time God did not speak through a prophet to His people. This was the time of the Greeks, the rise of the Romans, the fall of the Egyptians. We might not have a biblical account but we do hav...

    i really enjoyed this book. So good! This was my first book by this author but it will not be my last. ...

    Angela Hunt's story about Judah's Wife shows the transforming power of God's love. Leah, raised in an abusive home, longs for peace. When her husband, Judah, is called to lead the Maccabees she tries to stop him from going to war. I was frustrated with Leah when she refused to understa...

  • Prairie Sky Book Reviews
    Mar 04, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

    The second novel in "The Silent Years" series is every bit as fascinating and absorbing as the first, "Egypt's Sister". Angela Hunt's historical detail will transport you back in time until you will feel like you are walking the streets of Jerusalem at Leah's side, or breathing in the ...

    Leah never felt safe in the home she grew up in. So when she marries a kind man named Judah, she believes she can finally experience a life of peace. But when Judah is challenged to fight for his people's sacred way of life, Leah's hopes for peace are threatened in Judah's Wife: A Nove...

    I love Biblical fiction. Not only does it inspire and entertain me, but it also gives me a strong sense of the customs and practices of those living during ancient times. Judah?s Wife, by Angela Hunt, is the second book in The Silent Years series. It has such a spiritual feel, an...

    The time between the Old and New Testament is often called the Silent Years because during that time God did not speak through a prophet to His people. This was the time of the Greeks, the rise of the Romans, the fall of the Egyptians. We might not have a biblical account but we do hav...

    i really enjoyed this book. So good! This was my first book by this author but it will not be my last. ...

    Angela Hunt's story about Judah's Wife shows the transforming power of God's love. Leah, raised in an abusive home, longs for peace. When her husband, Judah, is called to lead the Maccabees she tries to stop him from going to war. I was frustrated with Leah when she refused to understa...

    Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in "The Silent Years" series (though unrelated to the first, as far as I can tell) written by Angela Hunt. Judah's Wife takes place during the four hundred years between the Old and New Testaments, and tells the stories of a tee...

    This second novel set in what Christians generally refer to as the Inter-testamental period was interesting. Many Western Evangelicals have not read and will not touch the Old Testament Apocrypha, believing it to be heretical in some way (no doubt as a result of confusion with some o...

    When you write a book that takes place in what we Christians call, ?The Silent Years,? there?s so much room for creativity, freedom, and possibility in the story. Angela Hunt has, once again, not disappointed me. Being that I know next to nothing about the Maccabees, or Judah M...

    Judah?s Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in The Silent Years series. I?ve enjoyed previous books by Angela Hunt and was excited to have an opportunity to read more. The Silent Years series are not connected to each other, so you don?t need to read the first one p...

    http://www.jamiswords.com/judahs-wife... Judah's Wife is a story revolved around the historical significance of the Maccabees and the fight to save the Jewish faith before the time of Christ. The story of the Maccabees takes place during the "silent" 400 years between the Old and Ne...

    I?m going to be honest. I don?t even know how to start this review. With everything that has happened in my personal life over the last month I heeded Kristin?s advice when she suggested that I put off reading this book. She didn?t say why but just encouraged me that now wasn?...

    I was actually hesitant to read this book at first because the other books I've read by this author were not favourites. But since this one was about the Maccabees, I was very intrigued and willing to give it a chance. Happily, I didn't find it to be like the other books I'd read previ...

    If you enjoy reading a compelling Biblical Fiction novel once in a while, as I do, Angela Hunt is always an author you can count on to sweep you away with her masterful writing style which brings the history of God?s people to vivid life. Her newest release from Bethany House is enti...

  • Fiction Aficionado
    Dec 29, 2017

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

  • Molly Cafinated Reads Jaber
    Feb 08, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

  • Christina Scotton
    May 08, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

    The second novel in "The Silent Years" series is every bit as fascinating and absorbing as the first, "Egypt's Sister". Angela Hunt's historical detail will transport you back in time until you will feel like you are walking the streets of Jerusalem at Leah's side, or breathing in the ...

    Leah never felt safe in the home she grew up in. So when she marries a kind man named Judah, she believes she can finally experience a life of peace. But when Judah is challenged to fight for his people's sacred way of life, Leah's hopes for peace are threatened in Judah's Wife: A Nove...

    I love Biblical fiction. Not only does it inspire and entertain me, but it also gives me a strong sense of the customs and practices of those living during ancient times. Judah?s Wife, by Angela Hunt, is the second book in The Silent Years series. It has such a spiritual feel, an...

    The time between the Old and New Testament is often called the Silent Years because during that time God did not speak through a prophet to His people. This was the time of the Greeks, the rise of the Romans, the fall of the Egyptians. We might not have a biblical account but we do hav...

    i really enjoyed this book. So good! This was my first book by this author but it will not be my last. ...

    Angela Hunt's story about Judah's Wife shows the transforming power of God's love. Leah, raised in an abusive home, longs for peace. When her husband, Judah, is called to lead the Maccabees she tries to stop him from going to war. I was frustrated with Leah when she refused to understa...

    Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in "The Silent Years" series (though unrelated to the first, as far as I can tell) written by Angela Hunt. Judah's Wife takes place during the four hundred years between the Old and New Testaments, and tells the stories of a tee...

    This second novel set in what Christians generally refer to as the Inter-testamental period was interesting. Many Western Evangelicals have not read and will not touch the Old Testament Apocrypha, believing it to be heretical in some way (no doubt as a result of confusion with some o...

    When you write a book that takes place in what we Christians call, ?The Silent Years,? there?s so much room for creativity, freedom, and possibility in the story. Angela Hunt has, once again, not disappointed me. Being that I know next to nothing about the Maccabees, or Judah M...

    Judah?s Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in The Silent Years series. I?ve enjoyed previous books by Angela Hunt and was excited to have an opportunity to read more. The Silent Years series are not connected to each other, so you don?t need to read the first one p...

  • Monica Cuartero
    Jan 25, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

  • Kelly
    Jan 19, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

    The second novel in "The Silent Years" series is every bit as fascinating and absorbing as the first, "Egypt's Sister". Angela Hunt's historical detail will transport you back in time until you will feel like you are walking the streets of Jerusalem at Leah's side, or breathing in the ...

    Leah never felt safe in the home she grew up in. So when she marries a kind man named Judah, she believes she can finally experience a life of peace. But when Judah is challenged to fight for his people's sacred way of life, Leah's hopes for peace are threatened in Judah's Wife: A Nove...

    I love Biblical fiction. Not only does it inspire and entertain me, but it also gives me a strong sense of the customs and practices of those living during ancient times. Judah?s Wife, by Angela Hunt, is the second book in The Silent Years series. It has such a spiritual feel, an...

    The time between the Old and New Testament is often called the Silent Years because during that time God did not speak through a prophet to His people. This was the time of the Greeks, the rise of the Romans, the fall of the Egyptians. We might not have a biblical account but we do hav...

    i really enjoyed this book. So good! This was my first book by this author but it will not be my last. ...

    Angela Hunt's story about Judah's Wife shows the transforming power of God's love. Leah, raised in an abusive home, longs for peace. When her husband, Judah, is called to lead the Maccabees she tries to stop him from going to war. I was frustrated with Leah when she refused to understa...

    Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in "The Silent Years" series (though unrelated to the first, as far as I can tell) written by Angela Hunt. Judah's Wife takes place during the four hundred years between the Old and New Testaments, and tells the stories of a tee...

  • Jenna Van Mourik
    Mar 28, 2018

    Oh my goodness. This book, y'all. THIS. BOOK. Angela Hunt is an amazing author. Her style is so incredibly unique. I was blessed to have EGYPT'S SISTER and now I've been doubly blessed to get to read another incredibly moving, mind altering novel by the uberly talented Ms. Hunt. In ...

    I really enjoyed this book and the end was super bittersweet I was bawling my eyes out and trying to pretend I'm okay because my mom was like 5 feet away from me lol I will definitely be checking out Angela Hunt's first book because I loved her writing so much. This is supposed to be 4...

    I have always found it interesting that the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes is prophesied in Daniel, and yet the account of the Maccabees? courageous stand against him is not part of the official Biblical canon (although it is a part of the Apocrypha in I & II Maccabees). The stor...

    This book follows Leah, the daughter of a merchant in Jerusalem, in her marriage to Judah Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias (from 1 Maccabees in the Apocrypha). Leah grew up with an abusive father, so she is grateful to be able to leave with Judah, but at the same time she struggles be...

    I'm a toe-dabbling biblical fiction reader so I approach this genre with a bit of trepidation. Hence Judah's Wife sat on my TBR pile for a couple of weeks while I gathered the gumption to crack it open. And wouldn't you know it? Once I did, I couldn't stop reading. Seriously, I was ins...

    I didn't know much about the Maccabees before I read Judah's Wife, but I knew that I'd learn more about them through Hunt's writing, as she does great research. I wasn't disappointed in that regard (in fact, I kind of want to read First and Second Maccabees now). As always, Hunt's writ...

    Recently, I found myself very interested in understanding the origins of Hanukkah. So I started looking at historical texts like the Books of Maccabees and the writings of Josephus, and I looked for lots of helps from others in understanding these ancient documents. Providentially, rig...

    I am studying salvation history in my bible study, and during one session, we talked about the brave Maccabees, who lead a courageous and ultimately successful resistance to violent suppression of their religion by their Seleuicid rulers. So I was very interested in reading Judah's wif...

    There's much I could say, and if you love the Biblical, historical side of stories, then you may very well enjoy this one. I encourage you to give it a try! I just could not get into it. Leah was an absolute brat, in my opinion, and annoyed me to no end. I found myself wanting to slap ...

    Note: Kristin reads and reviews both Christian and secular fiction on A Simply Enchanted Life. Out of respect for my readers, I am including a content review. This content review will help you decide whether this book is suitable for you. Christian or Secular: Christian ASEL Rating...

    Wow! What a tremendously powerful novel this was - This book is proof that fiction can convey deep truths within story. I came to Judah's Wife not really knowing what to expect. I don't think that I've read anything by Angela Hunt - at least nothing novel-sized - and I nearly passed b...

    They say this movement springs from the great Alexander, who wanted to unite the world into one race and one people. But he failed, as all men will fail if they attempt a task only HaShem can perform. How can a man unite the world when Adonai has set people apart. We are the seed of Ab...

    The second novel in "The Silent Years" series is every bit as fascinating and absorbing as the first, "Egypt's Sister". Angela Hunt's historical detail will transport you back in time until you will feel like you are walking the streets of Jerusalem at Leah's side, or breathing in the ...

    Leah never felt safe in the home she grew up in. So when she marries a kind man named Judah, she believes she can finally experience a life of peace. But when Judah is challenged to fight for his people's sacred way of life, Leah's hopes for peace are threatened in Judah's Wife: A Nove...

    I love Biblical fiction. Not only does it inspire and entertain me, but it also gives me a strong sense of the customs and practices of those living during ancient times. Judah?s Wife, by Angela Hunt, is the second book in The Silent Years series. It has such a spiritual feel, an...

    The time between the Old and New Testament is often called the Silent Years because during that time God did not speak through a prophet to His people. This was the time of the Greeks, the rise of the Romans, the fall of the Egyptians. We might not have a biblical account but we do hav...

    i really enjoyed this book. So good! This was my first book by this author but it will not be my last. ...

    Angela Hunt's story about Judah's Wife shows the transforming power of God's love. Leah, raised in an abusive home, longs for peace. When her husband, Judah, is called to lead the Maccabees she tries to stop him from going to war. I was frustrated with Leah when she refused to understa...

    Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees is the second book in "The Silent Years" series (though unrelated to the first, as far as I can tell) written by Angela Hunt. Judah's Wife takes place during the four hundred years between the Old and New Testaments, and tells the stories of a tee...

    This second novel set in what Christians generally refer to as the Inter-testamental period was interesting. Many Western Evangelicals have not read and will not touch the Old Testament Apocrypha, believing it to be heretical in some way (no doubt as a result of confusion with some o...

    When you write a book that takes place in what we Christians call, ?The Silent Years,? there?s so much room for creativity, freedom, and possibility in the story. Angela Hunt has, once again, not disappointed me. Being that I know next to nothing about the Maccabees, or Judah M...