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A Tale of three Kings: A Study in Brokenness

by Gene Edwards

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This was a historical fiction account of three kinds, Saul, David and Absalom in the Hebrew Bible (old testament). It was an interesting read in that it give a fresh perspective on the stories in ways I had not thought of them before. ( )
  ariahfine | Feb 6, 2014 |
Gives you a lot to think about. Painfully good book. ( )
  lbettinger | Jun 1, 2013 |
This is the kind of book that people will either love or hate. Its short easy to read chapters keep you in the story while challenging you to agree Edwards' main point. However, it is also a classic study in eisegesis where he reads into the story what he needs in order to make his point hit home. This is not the biblical story of Saul, David and Absalom but a caricature in order to make a point about proper church leadership. Quite frankly any church led by a "David" is a church in crisis looking for a place to happen. David's doing "nothing" as Absalom gathers others around him is not a pattern to emulate. Furthermore, the biblical story is one in which David acted to defeat Absalom's forces and take back the kingdom, not one in which he did nothing and let God give it back to him. At best this story is well intentioned but dishonest. Am I a Saul, a David or an Absalom for pointing that out? ( )
  True54Blue | Dec 6, 2011 |
Beautiful and powerful modern classic about dealing with heartache, pain, or loss. This compelling story offers comfort, healing and hope. Based on Biblical figures of David, Saul, and Absalom. (from back cover)
  scsaglib | Nov 14, 2011 |
This is an incredible example of teaching character by example. His expose of the three kings bares the heart of every man and woman. It forces us to be honest about our own motives. I highly recommend this book to everyone who wants to know themselves better. ( )
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0842369082, Paperback)

This best-selling tale is based on the biblical figures of David, Saul, and Absalom. For the many Christians who have experienced pain, loss, and heartache at the hands of other believers, this compelling story offers comfort, healing, and hope. Christian leaders and directors of religious movements throughout the world have recommended this simple, powerful, and beautiful story to their members and staff. You will want to join the thousands who have been profoundly touched by this incomparable story.

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This best-selling tale is based on the biblical figures of David, Saul, and Absalom. For the many Christians who have experienced pain, loss, and heartache at the hands of other believers, this compelling story offers comfort, healing, and hope. Christian leaders and directors of religious movements throughout the world have recommended this simple, powerful, and beautiful story to their members and staff. You will want to join the thousands who have been profoundly touched by this incomparable story.… (more)

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