The Word of the Wives
Behind every great man there's a woman who has to put up with him. Now the unheard women of the Bible speak out in an imaginative collection of monologues, setting the story straight from their unique perspective. From the...
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Behind every great man there's a woman who has to put up with him. Now the unheard women of the Bible speak out in an imaginative collection of monologues, setting the story straight from their unique perspective.
From the amusing to the moving, the arresting to the irreverent, intriguingly charming and alarmingly frank, over twenty-five pieces to read or perform retell the stories of biblical men seen through the discerning eyes of their wives.
Michele Guinness has worked as a presenter, researcher and writer for national TV and radio, and speaks at events all over the country, including Spring Harvest, New Wine, Greenbelt and Detling. Her books include Autumn Leave, Child of the Covenant, Chosen, and The Heavenly Party. Amidst varied theatre work Abby Guinness, daughter of Michele, has found a niche in Bible-based performance arts. It includes acting, writing, directing, teaching and quite a bit of organising. This is her first book.
Abby Guinness is an experienced actress and performer who trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. Since 2001 she has appeared in numerous plays and stage shows in the UK, and heads up the arts for Spring Harvest. She performs her first book The Word Of The Wives as an acclaimed one-woman show. Abby is a seasoned public speaker and uses her expertise to train others in communication skills. Her clients include the National Health Service and the Church of England, as she specialises in GPs and Clergy. Abby also works extensively in creative Bible communication, blogging under the name 'Living and Active'.
Raised in a practising Jewish family and married to a Church of England vicar (who happens to be the great great grandson of Arthur Guinness the brewer) Michele Guinness was a broadcaster for many years with both the BBC and ITV. She retired from being Head of Communications for the NHS in Cumbria and Lancashire to concentrate on writing and speaking. As well as contributing regularly to magazines and newspapers such as Families First, she has written eleven best-selling books and is currently writing her first novel.