The Book of the Shepherd

The Book of the Shepherd

The Story of One Simple Prayer, and How It Changed the World

Downloadable Audiobook - 2009
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Stone the builder who erects a house that falls on its occupants. Sever the hands of the criminal who pilfers livestock or grain or another's garment. Whip the child who defies an elder. For such is the law and the law must be obeyed. For generations, these ironclad rules had governed the people. Nobody questioned whether it was right to humiliate a child or execute a murderer. An eye for an eye was the way of the world.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c2009.
ISBN: 9780061981616
0061981613
Additional Contributors: Heyborne, Kirby - Narrator
Summary: Stone the builder who erects a house that falls on its occupants. Sever the hands of the criminal who pilfers livestock or grain or another's garment. Whip the child who defies an elder. For such is the law and the law must be obeyed. For generations, these ironclad rules had governed the people. Nobody questioned whether it was right to humiliate a child or execute a murderer. An eye for an eye was the way of the world.

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