Women in the Bible For Dummies

Women in the Bible For Dummies

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by John Trigilio Jr., Kenneth Brighenti
     
 

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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

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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.

Discover

  • The 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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118070116
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/20/2011
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
781,000
File size:
9 MB

Meet the Author

Rev. John Trigilio, Jr., PhD, ThD, a native of Erie, Pennsylvania, serves as the pastor of Our Lady of Good Counsel (Marysville, Pennsylvania) and St. Bernadette Catholic Churches (Duncannon, Pennsylvania). He is the president of the Confraternity of Catholic Clergy and executive editor of its quarterly journal, Sapientia magazine. Father Trigilio is a co-host of two weekly TV series on the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN): Web of Faith and Council of Faith. He also serves as a theological consultant and online spiritual advisor for EWTN. He’s been listed in Who’s Who in America in 1993 and Who’s Who in Religion in 1999 and is a member of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars. He was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Harrisburg (Pennsylvania) in 1988.

Rev. Kenneth Brighenti, PhD, a native of New Britain, Connecticut, serves as pastor of St. Ann Catholic Church (Raritan, New Jersey). He is the managing editor of Sapientia magazine, a member of the board of directors for the Confraternity of Catholic Clergy, and co-host of Council of Faith, a weekly TV series on EWTN. Father Brighenti also served as a U.S. Naval Reserve Chaplain for ten years and was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Metuchen (New Jersey) in 1988. He and Father Trigilio co-authored Catholicism For Dummies (2003) and The Everything Bible Book (2004).

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