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The Story of the Other Wise Man is a novella written by Henry Van Dyke. It tells the story of a fourth wise man named Artaban who sets out to follow the star of Bethlehem in search of the newborn King of the Jews. However, Artaban is delayed along the way as he stops to help people in need, and he ultimately misses the opportunity to meet Jesus.Artaban spends the rest of his life searching for Jesus, helping others along the way, and making sacrifices in the hope that he will one day find him. He gives away his precious jewels to help those in need and even risks his life to save a child from being sacrificed to a pagan god. Despite his many good deeds, Artaban never finds Jesus and dies feeling as though he has failed in his quest.The Story of the Other Wise Man is a touching tale of faith, sacrifice, and the search for meaning in life. It explores themes of compassion, selflessness, and the importance of helping others, even at great personal cost. The book has been praised for its beautiful prose and its powerful message of hope and redemption. It is a timeless classic that continues to inspire readers of all ages.1895. American clergyman, educator, and author, Van Dyke explains the origins of the story of the Fourth Wise Man as having arrived suddenly and without labor. One night he saw him distinctly, moving through the shadows in a little circle of light. His countenance was as clear as the memory of his father's face. The narrative of his journeyings and trials and disappointments ran without a break. Even certain sentences came complete and unforgettable, clear-cut like a cameo. All that he had to do was to follow Artaban, step by step, as the tale went on, from the beginning to the end of his pilgrimage. Contents: The Sign in the Sky; by the Waters of Babylon; For the Sake of a Little Child; In the Hidden Way of Sorrow; and A Pearl of Great Price. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781169016392
  • ISBN-10: 1169016391
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: September 2010
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.38 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.69 pounds
  • Page Count: 94

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