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The women of the Bible speak : the wisdom of 16 women and their lessons for today / Shannon Bream.

Bream, Shannon (author.).
Book
  • ISBN: 9780063046597
  • Physical Description: xviii, 235 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Fox News Books, [2021]

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library 220.92 BREAM 34510011185442 New Books Checked out 10/05/2021

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes study guide questions.
Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
"People unfamiliar with Scripture often assume that women play a small, secondary role in the Bible. But in fact, they were central figures in numerous Biblical tales ... The Bible contains warriors like Jael, judges like Deborah, and prophets like Miriam. The first person to witness Jesus' resurrection was Mary Magdalene, who promptly became the first Christian evangelist ... In [this book], Fox News Channel's Shannon Bream opens up the lives of sixteen of these Biblical women, arranging them into pairs and contrasting their journeys. In pairing their stories, Shannon helps us reflect not only on the meaning of each individual's life, but on how they relate to each other and to us"--Publisher marketing.
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  • Baker & Taylor
    The Fox News anchor and author of Finding the Bright Side explores how the biblical examples of such women characters as Queen Esther, the warrior Jael and the prophet Miriam have indelibly shaped Christian perspectives. 200,000 first printing.
  • Baker & Taylor
    Examines the lives of sixteen women who are central figures in Biblical tales, arranging them into pairs and contrasting their journeys, to help readers reflect not only on the meaning of each individual's life and how they relate to each other, but alsohelp them find wisdom and insights on how to better navigate their own faith journeys.
  • HARPERCOLL

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! 

    The women of the Bible lived timeless stories&;by examining them, we can understand what it means to be a woman of faith.

    People unfamiliar with Scripture often assume that women play a small, secondary role in the Bible. But in fact, they were central figures in numerous Biblical tales. It was Queen Esther&;s bravery at a vital point in history which saved her entire people. The Bible contains warriors like Jael, judges like Deborah, and prophets like Miriam. The first person to witness Jesus&; resurrection was Mary Magdalene, who promptly became the first Christian evangelist, eager to share the news which would change the world forever.

    In The Women of the Bible Speak, Fox News Channel's Shannon Bream opens up the lives of sixteen of these Biblical women, arranging them into pairs and contrasting their journeys. In pairing their stories, Shannon helps us reflect not only on the meaning of each individual&;s life, but on how they relate to each other and to us.

    From the shepherdesses of ancient Israel who helped raise the future leaders of the people of God, to the courageous early Christians, the narrative of the Bible offers us many vivid and fascinating female characters. In their lives we can see common struggles to resist bitterness, despair, and pride, and to instead find their true selves in faith, hope, and love. In studying these heroes of the faith, we can find wisdom and warnings for how to better navigate our own faith journeys.

    The Women of the Bible Speak outlines the lessons we can take from the valor of Esther, the hope of Hannah, the audacity of Rahab, and the faith of Mary. In broadening each woman&;s individual story, Shannon offers us a deeper understanding of each, and wisdom and insights that can transform our own lives today. 

  • HARPERCOLL

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! 

    The women of the Bible lived timeless stories'by examining them, we can understand what it means to be a woman of faith.

    People unfamiliar with Scripture often assume that women play a small, secondary role in the Bible. But in fact, they were central figures in numerous Biblical tales. It was Queen Esther's bravery at a vital point in history which saved her entire people. The Bible contains warriors like Jael, judges like Deborah, and prophets like Miriam. The first person to witness Jesus' resurrection was Mary Magdalene, who promptly became the first Christian evangelist, eager to share the news which would change the world forever.

    In The Women of the Bible Speak, Fox News Channel's Shannon Bream opens up the lives of sixteen of these Biblical women, arranging them into pairs and contrasting their journeys. In pairing their stories, Shannon helps us reflect not only on the meaning of each individual's life, but on how they relate to each other and to us.

    From the shepherdesses of ancient Israel who helped raise the future leaders of the people of God, to the courageous early Christians, the narrative of the Bible offers us many vivid and fascinating female characters. In their lives we can see common struggles to resist bitterness, despair, and pride, and to instead find their true selves in faith, hope, and love. In studying these heroes of the faith, we can find wisdom and warnings for how to better navigate our own faith journeys.

    The Women of the Bible Speak outlines the lessons we can take from the valor of Esther, the hope of Hannah, the audacity of Rahab, and the faith of Mary. In broadening each woman's individual story, Shannon offers us a deeper understanding of each, and wisdom and insights that can transform our own lives today. 

Subject: Women in the Bible > Biography.
Genre: Biographies

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