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This Scarlet Cord

This Scarlet Cord The Love Story of Rahab

By Joan Wolf
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.96 Stars

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On 4/25 swt_angel_79 wrote: The Scarlet Cord tells the love story of Rahab. Rahab is a Canaanite woman from the times of battle in Jericho. Rahab aided the Israelite people by hanging a scarlet cord from her window to give warning. Though this was a dangerous thing to do, this brave and beautiful young woman took much risk to ... Review: This Scarlett Cord

swt_angel_79's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/20 Brandy Myers wrote: I know some will struggle with the reading of This Scarlett Cord because it is a stretch on one of the most famous battles within the Old Testament. If you know the bible better than I do than this might not be the book for you. It all depends on how much you can “forget” the true story. Since ... Decent Read Based Loosely On Facts

Brandy's Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/6 OurStoryHour wrote: There are two types of Christian fiction books.  The type that basically follows the Biblical account of lives, places, and situations; and the type that takes those same knowns and wraps a creative story around them.  This book is the latter. Yes, this is a fictional book, very loosely based ... Book Review: This Scarlet Cord, by: Joan Wolf

OurStoryHour's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/23 Home @ Dawn wrote: “Within one of the Old Testament’s most famous battles lies one of its most tender love stories. “Hidden within the battle of Jericho is the story of Rahab, a beautiful and brave young Canaanite woman who aided the Israelites by hanging a piece of scarlet cord from a window. This act of faith changed ... Fell Short of Expectations

Home @ Dawn's Rating:

2 Stars

On 1/24 mamampira wrote: I often have trouble reading well-known Bible stories which are presented as fiction. As an avid reader of mystery novels, I have difficulty reading a story when I know how it all turns out in the end. Yet This Scarlet Cord, the story of Rahab and the fall of Jericho, is different.Joan Wolf draws the ... The Scarlet Cord book review

mamampira's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/28 naomi c wrote: I am usually somewhat leery of Christian fiction – especially that which is set in bible times. Sometimes I struggle with a book because of its stretch of the truth or “made-up” story within a story directly from the bible. This Scarlet Cord is that kind of book, but the author, Joan Wolf actually ... This Scarlet Cord - Joan Wolf

naomi c's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/26 Carissa wrote: I was not able to get into this book when I chose to review it from Book Sneeze, so I don't think that I can give it an honest review. To me the author got a little away from the Biblical story. When I read Biblical fiction I look for authors who stick as close to the Biblical story as possible. To ... Why I couldn't review This Scarlet Cord

Carissa's Rating:

1 Stars

On 12/18 Julie wrote: Provided to me as a complimentary copy by Booksneeze, The Scarlet Cord by Joan Wolf fleshes out the life of Rahab, the Old Testament heroine who saved the spies in Jericho and whose life was spared in return. Ms. Wolf depicts Rahab as a young, innocent beauty who is mistakenly assumed to be a harlot ... Interesting but Inaccurate

Julie's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/13 Jessica Barahona wrote: I really enjoyed this book, The Scarlet Cord. It is a fictional account of the life of Rahab, the "Harlot" from the Old Testament. While one has to remember that it is a novel and not inspired Scripture, it is an interesting peek into what the story behind Rahab's life and choice to help the Israelite ... Excellent biblical fiction

Jessica's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/12 Martina Kunz wrote: There isn’t much mention of Rahab in the Bible. We know she was a Caananite, was referred to as a harlot and that she played a role in helping Israel conquer Jericho. In THIS SCARLET CORD, Joan Wolf writes about what her life might have been like – her childhood and the events leading up to the ... This Scarlet Cord by Joan Wolf, review

Martina's Rating:

5 Stars