About the Book
Book: The Winnowing Fork
Author: Betty Ruth Weatherby
Genre: Biblical Fiction
Release date: September, 2022
NEW CHRISTIAN NOVEL FILLED WITH ADVENTURE
ZACCHAEUS EXPERIENCES ROMAN OCCUPATION AND THE FAMILY SHAME OF LEPROSY AS HE SURVIVES IN THE HISTORICAL SETTING OF 2000 YEARS AGO.
Betty Ruth Weatherby travels the world and uses her experiences to create the Biblical Fiction of “The Winnowing Fork” to convey the message of God’s sustaining, eternal love.
The tax collector’s mother is banned with a skin disease when his father is conscripted by the occupying Roman army.
Follow Zacchaeus as he grows to love the sound and glitter of gold coins while his greed consumes him, overcoming even his love of family.
Zacchaeus in his lonely, self-isolation discovers that the real author of peace and serenity is in a man called Jesus whose father is God himself. Jesus passes through Jericho on his way to Passover in Jerusalem.
Zacchaeus tries to see through the crowd as the entourage passes:
“He yanked the leaves back again, and found the Rabbi looking at him,
His eyes fastened on Zacchaeus.”
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This was such a good story about Zacchaues. I really liked reading Biblical Fiction. I have never really thought about how it might have been for him since the Bible doesn’t really tell much about him. This story is a story about his family and how he became a tax collector and how he changed after he met Jesus. Of course, readers have to remember that part of this book is fiction. This book actually made me feel sorry for Zacchaeus.
About the Author
Betty Ruth Weatherby is a graduate of California State University, Stanislaus. She earned her teacher’s credential from Chapman University as well as a cross-cultural language and academic development certificate from Sacramento State University. Weatherby has sold her books across America. She is the author of the Lanover Adventure Series, Pepper’s children’s series and excels in Women’s Adventures. Women can travel the world as part of God’s Plan to enjoy life at its fullest and step out in faith.
Weatherby was born in the shipbuilding community of Sausalito, California and writes from a world of experience in fulfilling the Christian walk. Her most recent novel “The Girl on the Tombstone” is a nostalgic historical piece based in San Andreas, California where she grew up and attended Calaveras High School.
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Zacchaeus was always a puzzle to me. How did he become a hated tax collector and only
One meeting with Jesus turned his life around. So, I imagined a story, gave him a family and neighbors to create a life around him as he accumulated his “taxes.”
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The Winnowing Fork sounds like an excellent book to read!
Thanks for sharing it with me and have a fantastic day!
Thank You for the review.
sounds very interesting and vibrant
Thank you for posting about The Winnowing Fork, this sounds like an excellent story and I am looking forward to reading it
sounds like a good book
This sounds interesting! Thanks for sharing!
A Biblical fiction set during New Testament times will be an interesting read.
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