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Just wives? : stories of power and survival in the Old Testament and today

Author: Katharine Doob Sakenfeld
Publisher: Louisville : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Katharine Sakenfeld explores the stories of 11 women in the Old Testament - Sarah, Hagar, Ruth, Naomi, Vashti, Esther, Michal, Abigail, Bathsheba, Gomer, and the good wife in Proverbs 31.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katharine Doob Sakenfeld
ISBN: 0664226604 9780664226602
OCLC Number: 52121486
Description: vii, 136 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Sarah and Hagar : power and privileges --
Ruth and Naomi : economic survival and family values --
Vashti and Esther : models of resistance --
Michal, Abigail, and Bathsheba : in the eye of the beholder --
Gomer : who betrayed whom? --
The good wife : who is a worthy woman?
Responsibility: Katharine Doob Sakenfeld.
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"In a powerful combination of careful biblical scholarship and cultural sensitivity, Katharine Sakenfeld lets the stories of women in the Old Testament raise issues of justice, mercy, and faith that Read more...

 
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