Women in the Bible

Women in the Bible

by Barbara J. Essex
     
 

Deciphering women's stories in the Bible can be frustrating and lead to dead ends. So many women appear once and then disappear. Most are not even given a name. Women in the Bible uncovers women's stories and provides tools for studying women in the Bible. Each chapter examines a particular group of women, such as wives and mothers, prophets and leaders, then

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Overview

Deciphering women's stories in the Bible can be frustrating and lead to dead ends. So many women appear once and then disappear. Most are not even given a name. Women in the Bible uncovers women's stories and provides tools for studying women in the Bible. Each chapter examines a particular group of women, such as wives and mothers, prophets and leaders, then focuses on individual women.

Insights: Bible Studies for Growing Faith is a fresh and timely Bible study series. In these short-term, thematically based resources, individuals and groups are invited to find meaning and direction for their lives by exploring the Scriptures in a way that is both thoughtful and thought-provoking.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608992218
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
04/01/2010
Series:
Insights: Bible Studies for Growing Faith Series
Pages:
56
Sales rank:
1,422,934
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author

Barbara J. Essex, author of Bad Girls of the Bible (The Pilgrim Press, 1999) and Bread of Life: Lenten Reflections for Individuals and Groups (The Pilgrim Press, 1998), is Minister and Director of Pastoral Services at the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California.

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