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Heroines

Paperback|Mar 2003
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You yearn for beauty, goodness, love and mercy - rare qualities in today's world. Still, they can be found if you know where to look. Author Mary Riso explores the hearts of the heroines made famous in literary classics....


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You yearn for beauty, goodness, love and mercy - rare qualities in today's world. Still, they can be found if you know where to look.

Author Mary Riso explores the hearts of the heroines made famous in literary classics. Discover anew the unfounded love that blossoms in the orphan Jane Eyre; experience, with Betsey Trotwood, the courage to speak truth in the face of evil in David Copperfield; thrill with Natasha of War and Peace, whose inner beauty transfixes those around her.

You will be inspired and challenged to take on the true virtues of these great heroines - finding new faith, purpose, wisdom, and courage. Nurture your heart as you discover that a good story with real virtue can draw you to its ultimate source: the Creator of all good things.

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Women yearn for beauty and goodness, love and mercy-rare qualities in today's world. Still, they can be found. It's just a matter of knowing where to look. In Heroines, Mary Riso explores the hearts of some of the characters made famous in literary classics. As readers enjoy warm insights and poignant drama, they are inspired by heroines to embrace true beauty, courage, and self-sacrifice-calling them to their true potential in Christ. Readers will discover anew the unfounded love that blossoms in the orphan Jane Eyre; experience the unexpected affection Lucy finds in the great Aslan of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; thrill with Natasha of War and Peace, whose inner beauty transfixes those around her, and more. Heroines is a must-read for women who enjoy classic fiction and a book of true inspiration for any woman who desires to nourish her heart and become all God has called her to be.
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An analysis of women characters in classic literature that will inspire women to develop the same virtues.
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 191215
  • Product Code 0801064287
  • EAN 9780801064289
  • Pages 192
  • Department General Books
  • Category Women
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Mar 2003
  • Dimensions 219 x 141 x 13mm
  • Weight 0.272kg

Mary Riso

Mary Riso received her B.A. in Philosophy from Georgetown University and M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. She is the author of several articles in the area of Christianity and Literature and has more than ten years of experience in textbook publishing. Riso has ministered extensively in the church through small groups, teaching and facilitating discussion. She is currently pursuing a Master of Theology in Church History at Gordon-Conwell with a focus on spiritual biographics.

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