Haggard's faith-fortifying novel is a delicious blend of stirring events, captivating characters, and historical detail. Your students will read about the destruction of Jerusalem and the Temple and learn about first-century life as they follow the hardships and trials of Miriam, a young believer; and Marcus, the Roman officer who wishes to marry her. A 100-year-old classic, now updated and revised. Grades 8 and up. 371 pages, softcover.