All of the Women of the Bible

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Harper Collins, Oct 23, 2012 - Religion - 432 pages
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All the women of the Bible offers a rich biographical perspective on evey female figure in scripture -- including the famous, the little-known, and even the unnamed. In more that 300 engaging and insightful portraits, Edith Deen brings alive the saints and sorceresses, queens and servants, mothers and daughters, wives and widows whose profound influence is felt through-out the Bible.

"You can almost trace light and darkness in the Bible by the women themselves,"she writes. "Hannah, praying mother of Samuel, gave birth to a son who became the first great Hebrew prophet. And, of course, there was the mother of Jesus. On the other hand, Jezebel and Herodias were vile influences, the first tearing apart the northern kingdom of Israel, the second causing John the Baptist to be beheaded."

Combining thorough detail with a lively and dramatic narrative, All of the Women of the Bible portrays the real women behind the Biblical stories and shows how, in their human struggles and triumphs, they are very much like the women of today. With each major biography identified by Bible chapter and verse and prefaced by a key passage of scripture, this is an ideal resources for teachers, Bible students, preachers, and writers, as well as anyone who wants to learn what it was really like to be a woman in Biblical times.

 

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Review: All of the Women of the Bible

User Review  - MeLisa - Christianbook.com

This by far was one of the most comprehensive and outstanding books of "Women of the Bible" I've ever read. The fact that this book is listed in the reference list in many of the other books regarding the subject is a testament. Literally, EVERY woman is covered. Read full review

Review: All of the Women of the Bible

User Review  - Tanza Dixon - Christianbook.com

The book is great reading. I purchased the book to assist me with a speech that I was preparing for Women's Day at Church.The book provided all of the information that I needed to compose a twenty minute speech. There was no need to do further research. Read full review

Contents

Women of the Dawn
3
Lots Wife The Woman Who Looked Back
17
Rachel and Leah Mothers of Twelve Tribes of Israel
28
Dinah And He Dishonored Her
37
Potiphars Wife Because Thou Art His Wife
45
Zipporah Wife of Moses the Great Lawgiver
54
Daughters of They Declared Their Rights
62
Deborah Is Not the Lord Gone Out Before Thee?
69
Dorcas A Woman Full of Good Works
218
Priscilla A Leader in the New Testament Church
227
Drusilla and Two Evil Sisters Who Helped Condemn
233
ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF NAMED
243
Abl
245
Abihail 2
256
Adah 2 248
269
Baara 254
275

Delilah Entice Him and See Where His Strength
78
Hannah The Prayerful Mother
87
Ichabods A Mother Without Hope
93
Abigail A Woman of Good Understanding
101
Rizpah A Mother Who Guards Sons Dead Bodies
109
Two Mothers of Give Her the Living Child
118
Women in an Era of Political Decline
125
Widow of See Thy Son Liveth
131
Athaliah Only Woman Ever to Rule over Judah
140
Esther For Such a Time as This
146
The Virtuous Her Price Is Far Above Rubies
152
Elisabeth Mother of John the Baptist
168
Martha and The Master Is Come
176
Herolias She Occasioned the Beheading of John
184
Salome Mother Ye Know Not What Ye Ask
192
Mary Magda See He Is Risen
200
Women in the Early Years of the Church
209
Julia
276
Matred
282
Rizpah
291
CHRONOLOGICAL LISTINGS
305
The Midian Priests
311
Daughters of Zion
317
Noahs Sons Wives
323
Davids Ten Concubines
329
MOTHERS
338
The Mother of the Blind
347
OTHER UNNAMED WOMEN
356
Pagan Goddesses
362
Maids at the High Priests
370
Women in Revelation
378
BIBLIOGRAPHY
381
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Edith Deen (1905–1994) was the bestselling author of All of the Women of the Bible, Great Women of the Christian Faith, Family Living in the Bible, The Bible's Legacy for Womanhood, and All the Bible's Men of Hope. Five of her books were Christian Herald Family Bookshelf selections, and her six books, published in several editions and many languages, have sold over two million copies.

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