Women in the Bible For Dummies
Author: Trigilio & Brighenti
|Comprehensive interfaith coverage of the important female figures|
This friendly, approachable guide introduces readers to the famous and infamous women of Scripture, describing in everyday language the contributions these women made in their time and ours. From Eve, Sarah, and Esther to Mary and Mary Magdalene, it discusses well-known women of both the Old and New Testaments, examining their role in Biblical narratives, their place in the Jewish and Christian faiths, and the lessons their stories impart to women today.
Covers their place in the Jewish and Christian faiths
Get to know the influential women of faith
Wondering about the women in the Bible? This friendly guide introduces you to the famous and lesser-known women of Scripture, describing in everyday language the contributions they made. From Eve, Sarah, and Esther to Mary and Mary Magdalene, this book shows you the vital religious, social, and cultural roles of women throughout history.
DiscoverThe Bible's views on women Powerful, feared, and misunderstood women of the Bible Women who helped shape religion and history Important yet overlooked women Mothers, daughters, wives, and widows of the Bible
Series: For Dummies (Lifestyles Paperback)
Features: Glossary, Illustrated, Index, Maps, Price on Product, Table of Contents
Physical Info: 0.8" H x 9.24" L x 7.44" W (1.18 lbs) 340 pages
Carton Quantity: 20
Publisher: For Dummies
US SRP: 19.99 US
Pub Date: June 2005
- Biography & Autobiography | General
- Religion | Biblical Studies | General
- Women in the Bible
Table of Contents:
Part I: Connecting with the Women of Ancient History.
Chapter 1: Women of the Bible at a Glance.
Chapter 2: Bible Basics: Delving into History, Context, and Translation.
Chapter 3: Discerning the Roles of Women.
Chapter 4: Judges, Prophetesses, and One Smart Lady.
Part II: The Big Six: The Most Famous Women of the Bible.
Chapter 5: And Then There Was Woman: Eve.
Chapter 6: A Famous Mom: Mary, the Mother of Jesus.
Chapter 7: Befriending Jesus: Mary Magdalene.
Chapter 8: Three Women, Three Books: Ruth, Judith, and Esther.
Part III: Influencing Lives, Shaping History: Women of Faith and Power.
Chapter 9: Generating a Dynasty: The Matriarchs.
Chapter 10: Spawning a Kingdom: Women of the Hebrew Nation.
Chapter 11: Staying Faithful through Adversity.
Chapter 12: Ruling (and Royal) Women of the Bible.
Chapter 13: Getting to Know the Gals of the Gospel.
Chapter 14: Church Ladies: Women of the New Testament.
Part IV: Women of Public Debate . . . or Disdain.
Chapter 15: Hiding in Obscurity: Important Yet Overlooked Women.
Chapter 16: Getting Wise to the Connivers: Biblical Femme Fatales.
Chapter 17: Causing Controversy: Intriguing Biblical Women.
Part V: The Nameless: Wives, Mothers, Daughters, and Widows.
Chapter 18: Walking the Walk: The Wives.
Chapter 19: Mothering Worth Mentioning.
Chapter 20: Darling Daughters of the Bible.
Chapter 21: Widows and Other Women without Names.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 22: Ten Most Misunderstood Women of the Bible.
Chapter 23: Ten Most Famous Women of the Bible in Art.
Chapter 24: Ten Most Influential Women of the Bible.5
Appendix: Alphabetical List of Women in the Bible.
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|Women in the Bible For Dummies|
Author: Trigilio & Brighenti
isbn - 10
This friendly, approachable guide introduces readers to the famous and infamous women of Scripture, describing in everyday language the contributions these women made in their time and ours. From Eve, Sarah, and Esther to Mary and Mary Magdalene