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Women of Bible Lands A Pilgrimage to Compassion and Wisdom (Michael Glazier Books) by Martha Ann Kirk

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Published by Liturgical Press .
Written in English


  • Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis,
  • Biography: general,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women in Christianity,
  • Christianity - Catholicism,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Biblical Studies,
  • Women in the Bible,
  • Women in Islam,
  • Biblical Biography - General,
  • Bible - General,
  • Biblical Studies - General,
  • Christianity - Catholic,
  • Bible,
  • Women in Judaism

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9372749M
ISBN 100814651569
ISBN 109780814651568

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  "Women Of The Bible" focuses on 52 prominent and not-so-prominent women in Scripture. It tells you each woman's story in pages with biblical references, highlighting her character, sorrow, joy, and key scriptures. I particularly liked it because the story about the Widow of Zarephath is included/5. This complete and insightful guide to the Bible's most famous and infamous, named and unnamed, women of faith covers the matriarchs, the prophetesses and queens, the women around Jesus, and even the common ladies of the Bible/5(). Guidepost Women of the Bible Set Hardcover – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $ 4 Used Manufacturer: Guidepostes. Ancient Lands and Their Current Names. Have you ever read some of the places in the Bible and wondered where they were located, today? It only takes a few moments to realize there are places mentioned in the Bible that we cannot find on a map, today. Over .

Great Women of the Bible - A through K. The women mentioned in this section are not necessarily great in the way we think of them, but they are great in that a significant portion of the Bible is committed to their story. The companion page, Bible Women, is a series of devotionals on the lesser known women of the Bible. In many cases, only one. For this reason the manners and customs of Bible-land Arabs are very much the same as the Jews of Bible times. There are some exceptions to this rule, and most of those have to do with religious observances. Sources of material about manners and customs of Bible-land Arabs. For information about the life-habits of the Arabs of the Near East we. The story of the five daughters of Zelophehad provides legitimation of a limited right of Israelite women to inherit land. It also places specific marriage restrictions upon any women who inherit under this right. The story celebrates women’s boldness and at the same time offers comfort for men who have the misfortune (from the Bible’s androcentric point of view) to have no sons.   This book goes into the stories of the women in the Bible in both the New and Old Testament, but in a very easy to read, easy to understand way. It also includes where to find their stories, since in many cases, there are brief mentions throughout multiple Gospels/5.

The Hebrew Bible often portrays women as victors, leaders and heroines with qualities Israel should emulate. Women such as Hagar, Tamar, Miriam, Rahab, Deborah, Esther, and Yael/Jael, are among many female "saviors" of Israel. Learn the stories of 12 women. From Christianity Today, provides over 1, unique, downloadable Bible Studies for personal, small group, and Sunday School use. Who We Are. Women of the Bible have been trapped in dry and dusty literary caskets for centuries. While a few women, such as Mary, Sarah, Elizabeth, and Mary Magdalene, are familiar, many of the women who speak in the Bible have long been ignored. Yet their words are . Manners and Customs of Bible Lands INTRODUCTION THE BIBLE WRITTEN BY ORIENTALS. It is easy for Occidentals to overlook the fact that the Scriptures had their origin in the East, and that each one of the writers was actually an Oriental. Since this is so, in a very real sense the Bible may be said to be an Oriental Book. But manyFile Size: 1MB.