Images of Faith: Spirituality of Women in the Old Testament
Gallares links Hagar, Rahab, Abigail, and other women of the Old Testament with modern-day women in crisis--prostitutes, abused domestics, women struggling from prisons of ignorance--leading readers to a spiritual perspective that fuses experience with faith, life, and prayer.
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