Known only as "wife" in the Bible and cursed with a birthmark that many think is the brand of a demon, Noah's unnamed spouse - fated to become the mother of all generations after the great flood - lives anew through author Rebecca Kanner. Her book, Sinners and the Sea: The U... Read More
Desperate to keep her safe, the woman’s father gives her to the righteous Noah, who weds her and takes her to the town of Sorum, a haven for outcasts. Living in this wicked and perverse town with an aloof husband who speaks more to God than to her takes its toll and Noah’s wife struggles to know her own identity and value. She tries to make friends with the violent and dissolute people of Sorum while raising three sons who, despite their pious upbringing, develop some sinful tendencies of their own. While Noah carries out the Lord’s commands, she tries to hide her mark and her shame as she weathers the scorn and taunts of the townspeople.
But these trials are nothing compared to what awaits her after God tells her husband that a flood is coming - and that Noah and his family must build an ark so that they alone can repopulate the world. As the floodwaters draw near, she grows in courage and honor and when the water finally recedes, she emerges whole, displaying once and for all the indomitable strength of women. Drawing on the biblical narrative and Jewish mythology, Sinners and the Sea is a beautifully written account of the antediluvian world told in cinematic detail.
Page Count: 352
- Product type: Book
- Format: Hardcover
- Release Date: Apr 2, 2013
- UPC: 9781451695236
- Volumes/Discs: 0
- Pages: 0
- Language: English
- Audience Age Maximum: 0
- Audience Age Minimum: 0
- BISAC: "FIC026000"
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- Can not recommend by Susan Kay on 6/16/2014
If I could give this book a score of zero I would. This is a horrid portrayal of Noah. He is shown as a weak spineless crazy man who ignores his family. His son's are portrayed as adulterous womanizers. One of the son's impregnates another son's wife. There are other survivors besides Noah's family in additional boats leaving one with the impression that Noah and his family were not alone in repopulating the world. It is not a biblical portrayal of the true events. I feel it should not be sold in a Christian Book Store since it would be very misleading to a new Christian. This book is: Violent, immoral, with sexual content. Don’t waste your money on it.