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serpent and the staff

Frank Yerby

serpent and the staff

by Frank Yerby

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Published by Ulverscroft in Leicester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : Dial Press, 1958 ; London : Heinemann, 1959.

    Statement(by) Frank Yerby.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(5),575p. ;
    Number of Pages575
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22575486M
    ISBN 100708902413

    With rich historical detail, The Serpent and the Staff is a sweeping tale of love, betrayal, and how one family's faith can overcome the obstacles that life has in store for them"-- Read more.   So, the Book of Revelation is, as Robert Alan King noted, correctly identifying Satan and the Devil with the Old Serpent that deceives the whole world (Eden’s Serpent deceived Eve), but this is a post-Platonic, Hellenistic Greek concept about Daemons being the source of evil and discord in the world.

      The Serpent and the Staff (Book): Wood, Barbara: " Ugarit, Syria, B.C.E. Eighteen-year-old Leah, the eldest daughter of a wealthy winemaker, is past the traditional age of betrothal. Vowed to wed the wealthy but cruel shipbuilder Jotham, Leah declines his offer of marriage after discovering that he and his family suffer from "the falling sickness." Enraged by . What did you love best about The Serpent and the Staff? I loved the detailed account of how life might have been like during Old Testament Biblical times. Even though it was so long ago, there was love, intrigue, murder, corrupt government, war, many of the same problems and blessings that we have today.

    The serpent staff symbol, as first used by the Medical Profession in the 18th century, is often a simple, roughly-hewn, knotted tree branch or wooden staff with one serpent entwined upon it. In some symbols or emblems, the staff is lit at the top like an Olympic torch – symbolising the divine Light of wisdom. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Parker Collins and the Curse of the Serpent Staff (The Parker Collins Adventures, #1) by P.S. Gerard at Barnes & Noble. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience.


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The Serpent and the Staff. At thirty-three Duncan Childers had achieved his goal--good clothes, a luxurious home, costly instruments paid for by his rich, sensual wife, and a nationwide reputation as a surgeon/5. With rich historical detail, The Serpent and the Staff is a sweeping tale of love, betrayal, and how one family's faith can overcome the obstacles that life has in store for them/5(26).

Unfortunately, The Serpent and the Staff is a book that has a cool setting, but is poorly written. Barbara Wood’s storytelling is full of obvious plot devices, stale characters, and shallow personalities.

Research was obviously done, but overall I just was not impressed. Hatshepsut, Pharaoh of Egypt, is even a starring secondary character!/5.

"The Serpent on the Staff is a valuable starting point for readers who want an unflinching look at the AMA." -- Wall Street by: The Serpent and the Staff (Dell Books #) Paperback – January 1, by Frank Yerby (Author)Author: Frank Yerby.

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MORE FROM. A millennium after Moses, and 2, years ago, Hippocrates held to a Greek religious belief which recognized the serpent on a staff as a symbol of medicine.

If the time frames were reversed, and Hippocrates predated Moses, no one could doubt that secular archaeologists would insist that the Bible copied the pre-existing symbol for medicine from the Greeks.

It is great, working in a library, because sometimes you just come across a book that otherwise you never would even have seen. This one, The Serpent and the Goddess went out as a request, and the day it came back in I had just finished a book and 4/5.

(9) And Moses made a serpent of brass The old serpent was the cause of death, temporal and spiritual. Christ Jesus, "in the likeness of sinful flesh" (), was made sin for us (2Corinthians ), and thus fulfilled, as He Himself explained to Nicodemus, the type of the brazen serpent (John ).The meaning of this type, or "sign of salvation," is explained in the Book of Wisdom.

Serpent and the Staff [Frank Yerby] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Novel. The Story of a Surgeon, an epidemic, and a murder trial.

A very nice vintage collector's item. Number #GC Originally 50 cents. A Giant Cardinal Edition. Protected in a. The Bronze Serpent 7 Then the people came to Moses and said, “We have sinned by speaking against the LORD and against you. Intercede with the LORD to take the snakes away from us.” So Moses interceded for the people.

8 Then the LORD said to Moses, “Make a snake and mount it on a pole. When anyone who is bitten looks at it, he will live.” 9 So Moses made a. The Serpent and the Staff Hardcover – by Frank Yerby (Author)Author: Frank Yerby. Serpent On The Staff book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The American Medical Association has played a key role during the pas /5. The serpent and the staff. [Frank Yerby] -- The story of how Ducan Childers rejected the life of a fashionable physician to become a healer of the poor. It is the story of the opposition he met--from society, from his wife, from his bitter.

The tannin, a dragon monster, also occurs throughout the Hebrew Bible. In the Book of Exodus, the staffs of Moses and Aaron are turned into serpents, a nāḥāš for Moses, a tannin for Aaron.

Serpent and the Staff by Frank Yerby - book cover, description, publication history. In mythology, the serpent symbolises fertility and procreation, wisdom, death, and resurrection (due to the shedding of its skin, which is not akin to rebirth), and in the earliest schools of mysticism, the symbol of ‘The Word’ was the serpent.

The ‘light’ that appeared was metaphorically defined as a serpent called ‘Kundalini Author: Katrina Sisowath. When I bought THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW by Wade Davis I was on a horror kick, a quest to find a genuinely scary book. Im glad I didnt read this then, because the book is nothing like the movie of the same name, from which it was adapted by Wes Craven in The movie was bad, the book is good, but its not a horror story/5.

The serpent and the staff by Frank Yerby; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction in English. In Rabbinical literature. The Bible ascribes similar miraculous powers to the Rod of Aaron and to the staff of Moses (compare, for example, Exodus et seq.

and ). The Haggadah goes a step further, and entirely identifies the Rod of Aaron with that of Moses. Thus, the Midrash Yelammedenu states that.

the staff with which Jacob crossed the Jordan is identical with that. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. The Staff and the Serpent: Pertinent and Impertinent Observations on the World of Medicine by Allen B.

Weisse A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.The staff is first mentioned in the Book of Exodus (chapter 4, verse 2), when God appears to Moses in the burning bush.

God asks what Moses has in his hand, and Moses answers "a staff" ("a rod" in the KJV version). The staff is miraculously transformed into a .Serpent.

The Hebrew word nachash is the generic name of any serpent. The following are the principal biblical allusions to this animal its subtlety is mentioned in (Genesis ) its wisdom is alluded to by our Lord in (Matthew ) the poisonous properties of some species are often mentioned, see (Psalms ; Proverbs ) the sharp tongue of the serpent is mentioned .