The Storyteller's Companion to the Bible: New Testament Women by Dennis E. Smith, Michael E. Williams
Discourses on women's pivotal roles in the New Testament stories of the ministry of Jesus and the rise of the early church, including several unnamed women. New Testament women discussed in this volume include: Elizabeth, Mary of Nazareth, Anna the Prophet, Peter's mother-in-law, Herodias and Salome, Justa the Canaanite woman, the Poor Widow, Mary Magdalene, the women at the Cross and the Tomb, women whose encounter with Jesus was brief but life-changing, Mary and Martha of Bethany, the Samaritan woman, Sapphira, Tabitha, Rhoda, Lydia, Priscilla, Phoebe, Chloe, and the Corinthian women prophets.
Dennis E. Smith is Professor of New Testament at Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and author of From Symposium to Eucharist: The Banquet in the New Testament World, and other books and articles.
Michael E. Williams is senior pastor at West End United Methodist Church in Nashville, Tennessee. He is the author of numerous articles, stories, poems, and books and is general editor of The Storyteller’s Companion to the Bible series. A frequent guest-speaker and workshop leader at regional, national, and international events, Dr. Williams has been a featured storyteller at the National Storytelling Festival and has taught at the National Institutes of Storytelling.