The Women of the Gospels: Missionaries of God's Love
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About "The Women of the Gospels: Missionaries of God's Love"
The gospels portray women as significant and influential members of Jesus followers. This Bible study presents six examples of women in the gospelsdisciples who encountered Jesus and spread his message of love. Sessions focus on Elizabeth, Marys cousin and the mother of John the Baptist; Anna the prophetess who saw the baby Jesus in the Temple; the women who followed Jesus from Galilee; the mother of the sons of Zebedee; the Samaritan woman at the well; and Mary of Bethany. This study will help you discover how you can better follow Jesus and proclaim his love to the world. Each session provides the full Scripture text and a short commentary; questions for reflection, discussion, and personal application; In the Spotlight sections featuring wisdom from the saints and the church, root meanings of Greek words, and fascinating historical background.
Meet the Author
Mary Ann Getty-Sullivan
Mary Ann Getty-Sullivan holds an S.T.D. from the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium. She has been teaching New Testament courses in colleges and seminaries for more than thirty years and has recently retired from teaching full time to devote more time to writing and lecturing. Mary Ann has written several commentaries on the Letters of Saint Paul. Her recent books include Women in the New Testament published by Liturgical Press.