Women in the Old Testament

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1997-08-01
  • Publisher: Liturgical Pr

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"Women in the Old Testament" introduces readers to mothers and wives, queens and slaves, prophets and warriors, powerful women and victims--women whose stories offer courage and insight. This introduction to the lives of biblical women encourages readers--in adult study groups and those who are interested in the many women in the Old Testament--to find the narrative of faith reflected in the stories of their own lives.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Women of Israel's Beginnings: Sarah and Hagarp. 3
More Women of Israel's Beginnings: Rebekah, Leah and Rachel, The Maids, Dinah, Tamarp. 21
Women of Israel's Passover: The Midwives, Moses' Mother, Pharaoh's Daughter, Miriam, Zipporahp. 47
Women of Israel's Early Tribes: Rahab, Deborah and Jael, Jephthah's Daughter, Samson's Mother, Samson's Wife, Delilahp. 59
More Women of Israel's Early Tribes: Ruth, Naomi, and Orpah, Hannah and Peninnahp. 85
Women of Israel's Monarchy: Michal, Bathsheba, Tamar, Queen of Sheba, Jezebelp. 103
Woman, Image of God: Eve, Wisdom/Sophiap. 131
Women of Courage and Strength: Judith, Susannap. 153
Queen Estherp. 185
Bibliographyp. 207
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