by Diane M. Sharon

Rehabilitating Jezebel

Elijah the Prophet wasn’t such a gentle old soul

The mission of Lesley Hazleton, in Jezebel, the Untold Story of the Bible’s Harlot Queen (Doubleday, $24.95), is the rehabilitation of the reputation of Jezebel, Phoenician princess, wife of Ahab, King of the Northern Kingdom of Israel in the 9th century B.C.E.

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