Every Woman in the Bible (Everything In The Bible Series)
This fascinating reference book explores the individual life and contribution of every woman who appears in Scripture. If you've ever wondered what life was like for women in Old Testament times, or whether women held leadership positions in the early...
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This fascinating reference book explores the individual life and contribution of every woman who appears in Scripture. If you've ever wondered what life was like for women in Old Testament times, or whether women held leadership positions in the early church, this book is for you. Dozens of charts and illustrations organise information helpfully and add visual interest to your study. 302 pages, from Nelson
What was life like for women in biblical times? In what ways did Jesus show unusual appreciation for women? Were women given positions of leadership in the earliest churches? Dr. Larry Richards joins his wife, Sue Richards, to answer these and hundreds of other questions in Every Woman in the Bible. This comprehensive resource offers new insights into the individual life and contribution of each woman who appears in Scripture, with powerful life lessons for today. From the struggles of Rebekah and Rachel to the faithfulness of Mary and Martha, and from the ruthless to the remarkable, from the most obscure to the most well-known, this volume vividly portrays the lives and experiences of Bible women. Building upon the most up-to-date scholarship, it gives you an accurate and interesting understanding of the people they were and the times in which they lived. Dozens of charts and illustrations organize information helpfully and add visual interest to your study. Topical and Scripture indexes save you time and expand the reach of your own Bible study. With Every Woman in the Bible, you have a complete reference tool that will satisfy your curiosity about Bible women and equip you with fresh, life-changing wisdom to share with others. Every Woman in the Bible is * Comprehensive, covering all the women mentioned from Genesis to Revelation * Up-to-date, featuring the latest in biblical and historical research on the nature and role of women in family, society, and church * Enriching, drawing life application lessons from the experiences of Bible women It Features * Cultural insights from the world of the Bible, including the laws, beliefs, and customs concerning women * Illustrations for enhanced understanding, with more than 100 drawings, charts, sidebars, and maps * Easy access to the information you want through the topically arranged Expository Index and complete Scripture Index.
Comprehensive coverage of every woman mentioned in the Bible-both named and unnamed.
Larry Richards has been teaching the Bible in local churches for more than forty years, and he has written more than two hundred books, including textbooks and study Bibles. He has been named a Distinguished Educator by the North American Professors of Christian Education. His Every series with Nelson, which includes Every Angel and Every Teaching of Jesus, bring the wealth and wonder of God's Word to every reader. He has also edited and written The Smart Guide to the Bible series. Larry lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with his wife, Sue, who is also an author.