Political Manipulation

Bible Stories Uncensored: Nehemiah: Political Manipulator

David Instone-Brewer investigates the underhand tactics of this biblical hero. If we’re honest, we’d probably all admit that we’ve lied, cheated and bullied on occasion – perhaps we told ourselves it was ‘necessary’. I must admit that’s how I once got a gold star for maths homework.

My daughter was clearly doing it wrong, and I insisted (with some forcefulness) that she changed it. I was vindicated when she was the only one in her...

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