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Women in the Bible For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-07011-6
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360 pages
April 2011
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Introduction.

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.

Index.

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