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Women in the New Testament

Women in the New Testament [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1592445586
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Women in the New Testament by Book Resume:

Bonnie Thurston examines the personalities, place, and power of women in the New Testament. She provides a cultural and religious context for them by briefly outlining the position of women in the Greco-Roman world. The aim is to reveal the ways in which early Christianity attempted to liberate people from oppression (particularly patriarchy), as well as to point out the places and ways in which the early Christian community compromised with the dominant society.

The Ministry of Women in the New Testament

The Ministry of Women in the New Testament [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1493429345
Author: Dorothy A. Lee
Publisher: Baker Academic
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The Ministry of Women in the New Testament by Dorothy A. Lee Book Resume:

Respected scholar Dorothy Lee considers evidence from the New Testament and early church to show that women's ministry is confirmed by the biblical witness. Her comprehensive examination explores the roles women played in the Gospels and the Pauline corpus, with a particular focus on passages that have been used in the past to limit women's ministry. She argues that women in the New Testament were not only valued as disciples but also given leadership roles, which has implications for the contemporary church.

Women in the New Testament World

Women in the New Testament World [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0190237597
Author: Susan E. Hylen
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Women in the New Testament World by Susan E. Hylen Book Resume:

Modern readers of the New Testament often notice its varying ideas about women. Some passages encouraged women to be submissive and remain silent. Yet in others, women characters owned property, headed households, or spoke with approval. Women in the New Testament World helps readers understand this conflicting evidence. It argues that social norms of the time encouraged traditional feminine virtues. However, as Susan Hylen argues, women in the culture enacted these virtues in a variety of ways, including active leadership in households, associations, and cities. In contrast to earlier approaches that divided the evidence into groups that either allowed or forbade women's leadership, this book points to a tension that was pervasive across different groups and regions of the Roman world. Society widely viewed women as inferior to men yet applauded their active pursuit of familial and civic interests. Thus, it was not the case that some women led while others were silent; instead, women were praised for modesty at the same time as they exerted influence in their communities. Elaborating on this rich historical background, Hylen illuminates new possibilities in New Testament texts.

Women in Scripture

Women in Scripture [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0547345585
Author: Carol Meyers,Toni Craven,Ross S. Kraemer
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Women in Scripture by Carol Meyers,Toni Craven,Ross S. Kraemer Book Resume:

“This splendid reference describes every woman in Jewish and Christian scripture . . . monumental” (Library Journal). In recent decades, many biblical scholars have studied the holy text with a new focus on gender. Women in Scripture is a groundbreaking work that provides Jews, Christians, or anyone fascinated by a body of literature that has exerted a singular influence on Western civilization a thorough look at every woman and group of women mentioned in the Bible, whether named or unnamed, well known or heretofore not known at all. They are remarkably varied—from prophets to prostitutes, military heroines to musicians, deacons to dancers, widows to wet nurses, rulers to slaves. There are familiar faces, such as Eve, Judith, and Mary, seen anew with the full benefit of the most up-to-date results of biblical scholarship. But the most innovative aspect of this book is the section devoted to the many females who in the scriptures do not even have names. Combining rigorous research with engaging prose, these articles on women in the Hebrew Bible, the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books, and the New Testament will inform, delight, and challenge readers interested in the Bible, scholars and laypeople alike. Together, these collected histories create a volume that takes the study of women in the Bible to a new level.

Women of the Bible: New Testament

Women of the Bible: New Testament [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1628622431
Author: Benjamin Galan
Publisher: Rose Publishing Inc
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Women of the Bible: New Testament by Benjamin Galan Book Resume:

Jesus reached across cultural norms by befriending and discipling women throughout his life. The bestselling Women of the Bible: New Testament pamphlet presents portraits of 15 women, some who encountered Jesus personally, and some who served in the early Church. Some women are known by name, like Mary and Martha, while others are known by their situation, such as the "Woman at the Well." This beautiful, 14-panel pamphlet presents key events and stories for the women, plus Scripture references, locations and insights from their stories. Women of the Bible: New Testament is a concise chart that profiles women whose lives were touched by Jesus, or who served the early Church. Teachers and students alike will enjoy discovering more about the women whose lives were forever changed by Jesus. These women showed great faith and human faults; they were forgiven women, friends, disciples, and leaders in the Church. Women of the Bible: New Testament features the following women: • Mary, Mother of Jesus • Elizabeth • Mary Magdalene • Mary and Martha • Five anonymous women that Jesus encountered - • The woman with a flow of blood• The bent-over woman • The forgiven woman • The Canaanite woman • The Samaritan woman • Four women of the Apostolic Church— • Lydia • Priscilla • Phoebe • Dorcas Women of the Bible: New Testament uses a chart format to review — • Bible references for each woman's story • Date and location of the story • Key events in each woman's life • An overview of each woman's story • Insights from the story Women of the Bible: New Testament also provides— • Cultural insights about the Samaritans and the Canaanites that made Jesus'encounters with the women from these places all the more powerful. • A brief summary on the Gnostic Gospels, including the Gospel of Mary • A definition of Gnosticism • Information to correct the popular idea that Jesus and Mary Magdalene were married Here is an example from the Women of the Bible New Testament pamphlet: MARY MAGDALENE • Bible references— Luke 8:1-3; Mark 15:40-47; John 19:25; 20:1-18 • Date and location of the story—Galilee, AD 26-30 • Key events: • Belonged to the larger group of Jesus' disciples • Healed of possession by seven demons • Present at the time of Jesus' death • First to talk to the Lord after the resurrection • First disciple commissioned to tell about Jesus' resurrection Women of the Bible: New Testament makes a great women's Bible study or reference. Author: Benjamin Galan, MTS, ThM, PhD Candidate, Adjunct Professor of Old Testament Hebrew and Literature at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA

Daughters of the Church

Daughters of the Church [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0310877466
Author: Ruth A. Tucker,Walter L. Liefeld
Publisher: Zondervan
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Daughters of the Church by Ruth A. Tucker,Walter L. Liefeld Book Resume:

Rich in historical events and colorfully written, this fascinating account of women in the church spans nearly two thousand years of church history. It tells of events and aspirations, determination and disappointment, patience and achievement that mark the history of daughters of the church from the time of Jesus to the present. The authors have endeavored to present an objective story. The very fact that readers may find themselves surprised now and again by the prominent role of women in certain events and movements proves an inequality that historical narrative has often been guilty of. This is a book about women. It is a setting straight off the record -- a restoring of balance to history that has repeatedly played down the significance of the contributions of women to the theology, the witness, the movements, and the growth of the church. An exegetical study of relevant Scripture passages offers stimulating thought for discussion and for serious reevaluation of historical givens. This volume is enriched by pictures, appendixes, bibliography, and indexes. Like many of the women whose stories it tells, this book has a subdued strength that should not be underestimated.

The Making of Biblical Womanhood

The Making of Biblical Womanhood [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1493429639
Author: Beth Allison Barr
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The Making of Biblical Womanhood by Beth Allison Barr Book Resume:

"A powerful work of skillful research and personal insight."--Publishers Weekly Biblical womanhood--the belief that God designed women to be submissive wives, virtuous mothers, and joyful homemakers--pervades North American Christianity. From choices about careers to roles in local churches to relationship dynamics, this belief shapes the everyday lives of evangelical women. Yet biblical womanhood isn't biblical, says Baylor University historian Beth Allison Barr. It arose from a series of clearly definable historical moments. This book moves the conversation about biblical womanhood beyond Greek grammar and into the realm of church history--ancient, medieval, and modern--to show that this belief is not divinely ordained but a product of human civilization that continues to creep into the church. Barr's historical insights provide context for contemporary teachings about women's roles in the church and help move the conversation forward. Interweaving her story as a Baptist pastor's wife, Barr sheds light on the #ChurchToo movement and abuse scandals in Southern Baptist circles and the broader evangelical world, helping readers understand why biblical womanhood is more about human power structures than the message of Christ.

The Women Who Met Jesus

The Women Who Met Jesus [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1493417894
Author: Dorothy Valcárcel
Publisher: Revell
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The Women Who Met Jesus by Dorothy Valcárcel Book Resume:

Just like us, the women of New Testament times were ambitious, worried, broken, lonely, insecure, and unfulfilled. Discover the powerful stories of their encounters with the perfect, unconditional love of the Savior. Rather than trivializing their problems or ignoring women, Jesus responded to their deepest needs with compassion, reminding them of their value and transforming their past, present, and future. Let this engaging book introduce you to the man who loves women like no other.

They Were Women Like Me

They Were Women Like Me [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1600669794
Author: Joy Jacobs
Publisher: Moody Publishers
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They Were Women Like Me by Joy Jacobs Book Resume:

They wondered about, waited for, walked with and worked for Jesus. They experienced His company, His encouragement, His comfort, His instruction. And you can, too! This uplifting book of devotions provides background reading on selected New Testament women, plus Scripture portions, poetic commentary reflecting feelings of each woman and historical information about her times. Take a few moments and allow women like Mary, Martha, Salome—and their relationship with the Savior—to enrich and renew your own life.

Irrepressible Light

Irrepressible Light [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1587687356
Author: Sharbaugh, Patricia
Publisher: Paulist Press
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Irrepressible Light by Sharbaugh, Patricia Book Resume:

In a very personal way, revealing her everyday, ordinary spiritual life, the author focuses on New Testament stories about woman who encountered Jesus.

The Women of the Bible Speak

The Women of the Bible Speak [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 006304661X
Author: Shannon Bream
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The Women of the Bible Speak by Shannon Bream Book Resume:

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.

101 Questions and Answers on Women in the New Testament

101 Questions and Answers on Women in the New Testament [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 158768294X
Author: Judith Schubert
Publisher: Paulist Press
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101 Questions and Answers on Women in the New Testament by Judith Schubert Book Resume:

Judith Schubert responds to questions asked by students on the role of women in the New Testament and apostolic Church, and the impact this has had on women's role today.

Good Girls, Bad Girls of the New Testament

Good Girls, Bad Girls of the New Testament [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1442219394
Author: T. J. Wray
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
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Good Girls, Bad Girls of the New Testament by T. J. Wray Book Resume:

Good Girls, Bad Girls of the New Testament takes readers on a powerful journey through the vast landscape of Roman-occupied Judea during the first century and the genesis of Christianity. This landscape serves as the backdrop for twelve amazing stories of women whose paths intersect, either by providence or design, with the paths of Jesus or Paul. Some of these women are familiar, such as Mary, the mother of Jesus, while others, like the wife of the infamous Pontius Pilate, are lesser known. Whether she is popular or obscure, good or bad, each woman’s story is an important part of the overall Christian narrative. Good Girls, Bad Girls of the New Testament invites readers to take a more nuanced look at twelve stories that feature women, to explore their lives more deeply in historical context, and to understand the real story that includes both men and women. The book goes beyond simply telling the story of a particular biblical woman to challenge readers to explore the enduring lessons the ancient writers sought to impart. These timeless lessons are as important for us today as they were thousands of years ago.

From Jesus to Christ

From Jesus to Christ [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0300164106
Author: Paula Fredriksen
Publisher: Yale University Press
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From Jesus to Christ by Paula Fredriksen Book Resume:

"Magisterial. . . . A learned, brilliant and enjoyable study."—Géza Vermès, Times Literary Supplement In this exciting book, Paula Fredriksen explains the variety of New Testament images of Jesus by exploring the ways that the new Christian communities interpreted his mission and message in light of the delay of the Kingdom he had preached. This edition includes an introduction reviews the most recent scholarship on Jesus and its implications for both history and theology. "Brilliant and lucidly written, full of original and fascinating insights."—Reginald H. Fuller, Journal of the American Academy of Religion "This is a first-rate work of a first-rate historian."—James D. Tabor, Journal of Religion "Fredriksen confronts her documents—principally the writings of the New Testament—as an archaeologist would an especially rich complex site. With great care she distinguishes the literary images from historical fact. As she does so, she explains the images of Jesus in terms of the strategies and purposes of the writers Paul, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John."—Thomas D’Evelyn, Christian Science Monitor

Women and the Word

Women and the Word [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780809128020
Author: Sandra Marie Schneiders
Publisher: Paulist Press
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Women and the Word by Sandra Marie Schneiders Book Resume:

Suggestions for resolving the problem of an exclusively male God-image that are both faithful to the tradition and liberating for women.

Women in the Bible For Dummies

Women in the Bible For Dummies [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781118070116
Author: Rev. John Trigilio, Jr.,Rev. Kenneth Brighenti
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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Women in the Bible For Dummies by Rev. John Trigilio, Jr.,Rev. Kenneth Brighenti Book Resume:

Comprehensive interfaith coverage of the important female figures This friendly, approachable guide introduces readers to the famous and infamous women of Scripture, describing in everyday language the contributions these women made in their time and ours. From Eve, Sarah, and Esther to Mary and Mary Magdalene, it discusses well-known women of both the Old and New Testaments, examining their role in Biblical narratives, their place in the Jewish and Christian faiths, and the lessons their stories impart to women today.

Women of the Bible

Women of the Bible [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1418588059
Author: Kathy Collard Miller
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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Women of the Bible by Kathy Collard Miller Book Resume:

The women of the Bible have a lot to say to women of today-how to live, how not to live, what choices to make, and why. The Smart Guide to the Bible: Women of the Bible introduces you to the Old and New Testament's most influential women, both young and old, shy and bold. Through their struggles and situations you'll discover the many blessings of being a wise and faithful woman of God.

Ten Women of the Bible

Ten Women of the Bible [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0310080924
Author: Max Lucado,Jenna Lucado Bishop
Publisher: HarperChristian Resources
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Ten Women of the Bible by Max Lucado,Jenna Lucado Bishop Book Resume:

Do you ever feel like a second-class citizen in this world? Do you wonder how God could possibly use you to change lives? For women in Bible times, these weren't even questions they thought about. Being overlooked, marginalized, having your contributions discounted because you're a woman...it's just the way things were. In this 10-lesson workbook, Max Lucado tells some of his favorite accounts of women in Scripture and the remarkable way God broke down cultural barriers to use them in the unfolding of His story. You will discover... Sarah, the woman whom God promised would give birth to a nation, but who tried to rush things when God's promises didn't seem to be coming to pass. Rahab, a prostitute in the Canaanite city of Jericho, who would save herself and her family through her faith in the one true God of the Israelites. Abigail, a woman forced to play peacemaker by the barbaric behavior of her husband. Esther, a young queen whom God placed in the Persian court for “such a time as this” to prevent the genocide of the Jewish people. Mary, the young virgin pledged to Joseph, whom God would choose to give birth to Jesus, the promised Messiah who would save the world. The Samaritan Woman, who would meet this Messiah at a well one day. His words would forever after change her life. The Canaanite Woman, who made God smile with her wit and faith, and who received from Jesus an answer to her prayer. Mary of Bethany, a friend of Jesus who witnessed the resurrection of her brother, Lazarus, and then anointed Christ in anticipation of his death and resurrection. Mary Magdalene, who followed Jesus despite the injustice of a world that judged her for her past and said she would always be considered a failure. Sapphira, a woman in the early church who, along with her husband, made the unfortunate (and deadly) decision to lie to the Holy Spirit. These stories show us there is a God who sees us where we are and loves us for who we are. He is the one who hovers over all the pages of the Bible, shaping lives, rescuing hearts, healing sicknesses, raising what was dead to life, and passing out high callings to those who choose to follow him and have faith in him. Each lesson includes: 5 Daily in-depth Bible studies to help you explore the stories in Scripture Daily points to remember to help you summarize the key points Daily prayers to help you focus your thoughts and move into your quiet time Weekly memory verses to help you hide God's word in your heart Additional notes to help you lead a group through the study Ten Women of the Bible is a standalone workbook, ideal for both individual use and for study in a small-group setting.

Gospel Women

Gospel Women [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780802849991
Author: Richard Buckham
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
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Gospel Women by Richard Buckham Book Resume:

This unique approach reveals that there is much more to be known about biblical women than previous studies have assumed. Employing historical and literary readings of the biblical texts, Bauckham successfully captures the particularity of each woman he studies.

Women in the Biblical World

Women in the Biblical World [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 076185388X
Author: Elizabeth A. McCabe
Publisher: University Press of America
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Women in the Biblical World by Elizabeth A. McCabe Book Resume:

Volume 2 of Women in the Biblical World: A Survey of Old and New Testament Perspectives encompasses the latest research in feminist biblical scholarship. New angles of interpretation and fresh perspectives regarding often overlooked biblical women will be gained from the pages of this volume. This volume focuses on such women as Tamar, Deborah, Manoah's wife, Queen Vashti, and Job's wife. Attention is also given to socio-historical backgrounds lurking behind the biblical text (such as women in Greco-Roman education and syncretism in Ephesus), demonstrating how these backgrounds directly influenced the writings about women. Some emphasis on contemporary application is also stressed regarding problematic passages, such as 1 Corinthians 11:2-16. This multi-faceted approach to women in the Bible will prove to be invigorating, refreshing, and enlightening for all to read.