Lydia, Woman of Philippi

Lydia, Woman of Philippi

by Diana Wallis Taylor

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Overview


Smart, strong, and a follower of the Jewish God, Lydia has nonetheless always quietly conformed to the expectations of the wealthy Roman society surrounding her. Even though married off at fifteen to a man she dislikes, she is determined to be a faithful wife. But when her husband is killed some years later, Lydia vows never to remarry and returns to her father's house in Thyatira with her twelve-year-old daughter. There, a new life begins to emerge.      //       

As she is trained in the family dye business, Lydia’s shrewd management quickly creates profit, prestige—and envy. At odds with her jealous brother, who is a staunch Roman and can't understand her obsession with the Jewish religion, Lydia finds herself yet again at the mercy of a patriarchal society. Will fleeing to Philippi be enough to protect herself and those under her care? Will she keep her vow to widowhood when a handsome Greek God-fearer turns out to be more than just an employee? ​And when she meets a strange man named Paul the apostle by the river one Sabbath day, will Lydia have the courage to once more let her life be dramatically changed—this time forever?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629118963
Publisher: Whitaker House
Publication date: 10/03/2017
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author


Diana Wallis Taylor has written seven novels, including Mary, Chosen of GodMartha; Mary Magdalene; and Claudia, Wife of Pontius Pilate. An inspirational speaker for women’s groups, Diana also leads creative writing and poetry workshops. She lives in San Diego, California, and has six grown children and ten grandchildren. Learn more at www.dianawallistaylor.com.

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