Passing by Samaria

by Sharon Ewell Foster

Publisher: Alabaster Books in Sisters, Or

Written in English
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  • African American women -- Fiction,
  • African Americans -- Fiction,
  • Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction,
  • Mississippi -- Fiction

Edition Notes

StatementSharon Ewell Foster.
LC ClassificationsPS3556.O7724 P37 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination382 p. ;
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL49735M
ISBN 101576736156
LC Control Number99053211

John And he must needs go through Samaria — The road from Judea to Galilee lying directly through it. Then cometh he — In the progress of his journey; to a city of Samaria, called Sychar — The original name of the place was Sichem, or Shechem, but now the Jews called it Sychar, which name they used as a term of reproach, intimating thereby that it was the seat of drunkards, see. Hope for Samaria. From the fall of the rebellious northern kingdom of Israel, to a mixed idolatrous religion, to a people group hated by the Jews, the Samaritans had a rocky history. However, the Gospel brought hope to Samaria. Upon the death, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus, the believers went out into all the world, bringing the Good News. John English Standard Version (ESV). 4 And he had to pass through Samaria. 5 So he came to a town of Samaria called Sychar, near the field that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. 6 Jacob's well was there; so Jesus, wearied as he was from his journey, was sitting beside the well. It was about the sixth hour. [7 A woman from Samaria came to draw water.   2. To Correct the Spousal Problems of Samaria. 3. To Correct the Spiritual Problems of Samaria. Remarks. 1. In the lesson today we will be discussing the theme: "I Must Need Go through Samaria." This is an important subject because it deals with three ills which plagued the city of Samaria, as they now plague our cities today.

John Context. 1 When therefore the Lord knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John, 2 (Though Jesus himself baptized not, but his disciples,) 3 He left Judaea, and departed again into Galilee. 4 And he must needs go through Samaria. 5 Then cometh he to a city of Samaria, which is called Sychar, near to the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his. 4 And He had to pass through Samaria. 5 So He came to a city of Samaria, called Sychar, near the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his son Joseph; 6 and Jacob's well was there. Jesus therefore, being wearied from His journey, was sitting thus by the well. It was about the sixth hour. 7 There came a woman of Samaria to draw water.   And he had to pass through Samaria. So he came to a town of Samaria called Sychar, near the field that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there; so Jesus, wearied as he was from his journey, was sitting beside the well. It was about the sixth hour. A woman from Samaria came to draw water. Action. Verse - And as the King of Israel was passing by upon the wall. The wall of Babylon is said to have been so broad at the top that a four-horse chariot could turn round on it (Herod., ). All ancient cities had walls upon which a great part of the garrison stood, and from which they shot their arrows and worked their engines against the assailants.

Proverbs - The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.. Highways in Ancient Israel In ancient Israel most people traveled on foot and israel was a difficult place to travel. The highways and roads connected travelers to the 6 parallel divisions in the topography, Israel's cities and villages, the Dead Sea, and the Negev. Bible History Online. The Mixed Population Brought In to Samaria in the 8th Century BC. Brief overview of The Destruction of the Northern Kingdom of Israel in BC as recorded in the Old Testament during the period of the Kings of Judah. The events took place in the 8th century BC. Map Included. This city was built by Omri, who purchased 'the hill Samaria' of Shemer, for two talents of silver, equal in value to British pounds, 11 shillings, 8d., and built the city on the hill, and called it, after the name of Shemer, Samaria 1 Kings Omri was king of Israel ( b.c.), and he .

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"Passing by Samaria takes a sensitive and thoughtful look at a revolutionary time in American history. Foster's characters are unforgettable; full of life and unhesitatingly charming, they drive this powerful book."-- Kweisi Mfume, former President and CEO, NAACP/5(38).

Passing By Samaria tells the story of a young black girl from Mississippi, Alena, whose parents send her Chicago shortly after a young man is lynched. The year is and it was quite interesting historical, even instructive of the race struggles a I seem to be in a season of reading serendipity whereby multiple books with similar themes seem /5.

Passing By Samaria is sincere, ambitious and deeply felt. Readers can look forward to Sharon Ewell Foster's continued maturation as a writer.

A book so heavily based in spiritually the way most popular books are drenched in sex deserves a place in readers' consciousness.

Passing by Samaria - Kindle edition by Foster, Sharon Ewell. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Passing by Samaria/5(38). I loved Passing by Samaria.

I found the book to becomparable to the the classic, "To Kill A Mockingbird." Thecharacters and the action are so intense I found my heart pounding half the time, and my eyes watering the other half of the time. Foster's use of imagery and dialogue represent a time in African American History most have forgotten 5/5(5).

Location: Samaria in the Bible is the central highland region of ancient Israel located between Galilee to the north and Judea to the south. Samaria refers to both a city and a territory. Also Known As: Palestine.; Hebrew Name: Samaria in Hebrew is Shomron, meaning “watch-mountain,” or “watch-tower.”; Founding: The city of Samaria was founded by King Omri around B.C.

This book had me duplicitous. I was able to appreciate the lengthy description and dialogue, and was able to see the literary merit. However, when it's excessive like this, it's not my preference, because it reads more like classic literature. Passing by Samaria is Sharon's first work of fiction and in my opinion, it is her BEST work.

It is /5. Because the Samaritans were sometimes hostile, and also the fact that a Jew believed that he could become contaminated by passing through Samaritan territory, Jews who were traveling from Judea to Galilee or vice versa would cross over the Jordan river and avoid Samaria by going through Transjordan, and cross back over the river again once they.

Archangel is set on another world, on a land called Samaria which is divided up into three realms: Gaza, Bethel and Jordanna. They aren't Passing by Samaria book only place names that sound familiar, there's also Mount Sinai, the Plain of Sharon and the Galilee Ri There are five books out in this series, though each can be read as stand-alone novels/5().

Jesus was travelling Passing by Samaria book Jerusalem to *Galilee. He went through Samaria. Samaria. Samaria was between *Galilee in the north and *Judea and Jerusalem in the south.

The shortest way to go north from Jerusalem was through Samaria. For hundreds of years the Jews and the people of Samaria. Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this Passing by Samaria study guide and get instant access to the following.

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The parable of the Good Samaritan is a parable told by Jesus in the Gospel of Luke. It is about a traveller who is stripped of clothing, beaten, and left half dead alongside the road.

First a priest and then a Levite comes by, but both avoid the man. Finally, a Samaritan happens upon the traveller. Samaritans and Jews despised each other, but the Samaritan helps the injured man. The Lord Jesus needed to pass through Samaria because there were needy souls who needed a Savior.

He spoke to a Samaritan woman at a well in John The Lord Jesus said in these verses, “Everyone who drinks of this water will thirst again; but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him shall never thirst; but the water that I will.

Samaria or Samaritans are mentioned in the New Testament books of Matthew, Luke, John and Acts. The Gospel of Mark contains no mention of Samaritans or Samaria.

The best known reference to the Samaritans is the Parable of the Good Samaritan, found in the Gospel of. Get this from a library. Passing by Samaria.

[Sharon Ewell Foster] -- "The date isa time of unrest and drastic change. For Alena, though, life in Mississippi is perfect, and she prays she will never leave her home. That prayer is shattered when she makes a. Samaria (/ s ə ˈ m ɛər i ə /; Hebrew: שומרון ‎, Standard Šoməron, Tiberian Šōmərôn; Arabic: السامرة ‎, as-Sāmirah – also known as Jibāl Nāblus, "Nablus Mountains") is a historical and biblical name used for the central region of the ancient Land of Israel, bordered by Galilee to the north and Judaea to the south.

For the beginning of the Common Era, Josephus. The author recommends the published order Angelica (Samaria, #4), Quatrain, Archangel (Samaria, #1), Angel-Seeker (Samaria, #5), To Weave a Web of Magic. Get this from a library. Passing by Samaria. [Sharon Ewell Foster] -- Eighteen-year-old African-American Alena's sheltered life on her parent's Mississippi farm has not prepared her for the truth about racism, but a shocking discovery leads her to leave her home in.

Samaria History By Luke D. Waldron () During the late ’s and early ’s, the bustling town of Samaria was well known to many travelers. Today, those traveling on Interstate 15 who pass by the Samaria exit will probably never know of the great legacies of this community.

John Lightfoot's Commentary on the Gospels. And he must needs go through Samaria. [He must needs go through Samaria.]Josephus tells us, It was the custom for the Galileans, in their journeying to Jerusalem to their feasts, to go through Samaria.

Our countryman Biddulph describes the way which he himself travelled from Galilee to Jerusalem, anno Domini out of whom, for the reader's. Samaria and Samaritans figure prominently in the twin books of Luke and Acts, at least when compared to the other gospels.

The Samaritans are not a stand-in for all despised or marginalized groups of people. They are the Judeans' estranged kin. Echoes of God's covenants with Israel still reverberate in their land. For Luke, the. Discussion of themes and motifs in Sharon Ewell Foster's Passing by Samaria. eNotes critical analyses help you gain a deeper understanding of Passing by Samaria so you can excel on your essay or test.

They were instructed from the books of Moses, but still retained many of their idolatrous customs. The Samaritans embraced a religion that was a mixture of Judaism and idolatry (2 Kings ). Because the Israelite inhabitants of Samaria had intermarried with the foreigners and adopted their idolatrous religion, Samaritans were generally.

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To get there, he had to pass through Samaria. He came into Sychar, a Samaritan village that bordered the field Jacob had given his son Joseph.

Jacob’s well was still there. Jesus, worn out by the trip, sat down at the well. It was noon. Passing through Samaria and passing by the Jordan valley In the time of Jesus, the situation of Samaria region determines the Jews’ journey from Judea to Galilee and in the opposite direction.

In this section, we treat two topics: (1) The relationships between Jews and Samaritans and (2) The reason why Jesus had to pass through Samaria. God’s choice to withhold the Spirit from new believers in Samaria was, as we said, most unusual, but it was not a solitary case.

According to a later account in the Book of Acts, He also withheld the Spirit from some Ephesian converts who had been disciples of John the Baptist (Acts –7). Jn En route to Galilee, Jesus stops at Sychar on the south east slope of Mount Ebal in Samaria (see 3 on Map 6).

Here he talks with a Samaritan woman at Jacob’s Well – a well dug by the Jewish patriarch Jacob on land he purchased near Shechem and.

Sharon Ewell Foster is a critically acclaimed, award-winning author, speaker, and teacher. She is the author of Passing by Samaria, the first successful work of Christian fiction by an African American author, and The Resurrection of Nat Turner, Part One: The Witnesses, which won the Shaara Prize for Civil War is a Christy Award-winning author whose books have.

Coalition chairman Miki Zohar (Likud) and opposition MK Bezalel Smotrich (Yamina) have drafted a new bill which would nullify parts of the Disengagement Law, Yediot Aharonot reported Tuesday.The midst of Samaria and Galilee - He went from Galilee, and probably traveled through the chief villages and towns in it and then left it; and as Samaria was situated "between" Galilee and Jerusalem, it was necessary to pass through it; or it may mean that he passed along on the borders of each toward the river Jordan, and so passed in the midst, "i.

e. between" Galilee and Samaria. Sharon Shinn is the national bestselling author of the Elemental Blessings novels, as well as the Shifting Circle novels. Her first novel, The Shape-Changer’s Wife, was a nominee for Locus’s Best First Fantasy Novel of She has won the William L.

Crawford Award for Outstanding New Fantasy Writer, and was twice nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New s: