Hidden Women of the Gospels [NOOK Book]


A look at some behind-the-scenes characters from the Gospels that raises some key issues in spirituality, for women especially, and helps us all to confront the challenge that the gospel message presents.
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Hidden Women of the Gospels

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A look at some behind-the-scenes characters from the Gospels that raises some key issues in spirituality, for women especially, and helps us all to confront the challenge that the gospel message presents.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608330331
  • Publisher: Orbis
  • Publication date: 3/22/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 604,923
  • File size: 775 KB

Table of Contents

Foreword 9
Introduction 12
1 Susanna, the Shepherd Woman 17
2 Magda, the Wise One 27
3 Mari, Ben's Mother 36
4 Wedding without Wine: Told in Three Voices 44
5 Sara, Peter's Mother-in-law 52
6 Leah, Wife of Jairus 61
7 Feeding Five Thousand - and Me, Raissa 66
8 Anna, the Adulterous Woman 72
9 Miriam's Threshold 79
10 The Parable of the Missing Mother 88
11 Rebecca, Mother of the Man Born Blind 95
12 Salome: Blunder and Blessing 103
13 Martha's Splendid Moment 112
14 Deborah: Serving a Meal, Turning a Corner 120
15 Esther Accosts Peter 130
16 Claudia, Wife of Pontius Pilate 141
17 Hannah at the Foot of the Cross 147
18 Joanna's "Idle Tale" 155
19 Mrs. Cleopas: Seven-Mile Trudge, Seven-Mile Flight 163
Endnotes 169
Bibliography 175
Acknowledgments 180
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  • Posted March 27, 2012

    Want more on Biblical Women?

    This is a small but useful study of the womwn mentioned in the gospel narratives. Anyone who wants captivating spiritual reading will like this book; it brings these women to life!

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