Daily Archives: April 7, 2015

A love-hate affair with nomads

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
I am going to blog about a book by Kenton Sparks. But I haven’t read enough of it yet to start. I was attracted to Sparks by some of his studies of Israel’s origins. So I…

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Book Write-Up: Harvest of Rubies

Tessa Afshar.  Harvest of Rubies.  Chicago: River North, 2012.  See here to buy the book. Harvest of Rubies is about a Jewish scribe in Persia named Sarah.  Sarah is the cousin of Nehemiah, the cupbearer to the king, who is … Continue reading

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