Considered “the most influential Christian book of the nineteenth century”. It became a best-selling American novel, surpassing Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin in sales. The novel intertwines the life stories of a Jewish charioteer named Judah Ben-Hur and Jesus Christ. It explores the themes of betrayal and redemption.
Publishing in 1960 by The George Macy Companies, Inc. for The Limited Editions Club. Hardcover. By Lew Wallace. Illustrations by Joe Mugnaini.