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The women of the Bible speak : the wisdom of 16 women and their lessons for today / Shannon Bream.

Bream, Shannon, (author.).

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  • 2 of 9 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven 220.92 BRE (Text to phone) 31953145362110 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 05/25/2021

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General Note:
Includes study guide questions.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Sarah and Hagar: women of the covenants -- Rachel and Leah: sisters and rivals -- Tamar and Ruth: outsiders -- Deborah and Jael: women of valor -- Hannah and Miriam: speaking God's truth -- Esther and Rahab: unexpected heroes of faith -- Mary and Martha of Bethany: two pathways -- Mary, the mother of Jesus, and Mary Magdalene: witnesses to the gospel -- Jesus and the women.
Summary, etc.:
"People unfamiliar with Scripture often assume that women play a small, secondary role in the Bible. But in fact, they were central figures in numerous Biblical tales ... The Bible contains warriors like Jael, judges like Deborah, and prophets like Miriam. The first person to witness Jesus' resurrection was Mary Magdalene, who promptly became the first Christian evangelist ... In [this book], Fox News Channel's Shannon Bream opens up the lives of sixteen of these Biblical women, arranging them into pairs and contrasting their journeys. In pairing their stories, Shannon helps us reflect not only on the meaning of each individual's life, but on how they relate to each other and to us"--Publisher marketing.
Subject: Women in the Bible > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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