What is the main conflict in The Bronze Bow?

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The main external conflict between Daniel and the Romans induces a profound internal conflict within the young man's soul. Despite being thoroughly determined to drive the hated Roman oppressor from Israel, Daniel becomes conflicted over the violent methods adopted by the zealots to achieve this overriding aim.

Through his experiences of serving with Rosh, Daniel witnesses first-hand the corrosive effects of hatred and violence on the soul—how they can so easily transform even the most ardent freedom-fighters into common thieves and cutthroats, who think nothing of robbing their own people (the very people they're supposed to...

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