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Book Review: Women In The Bible For Dummies

Women In The Bible For Dummies, by Rev. John Trigilo Jr. and Rev. Kenneth Brighenti This book, one of several in this series and others like it I have read [1], and I have to say that I was somewhat … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lost Women Of The Bible

Lost Women of the Bible:  Finding Strength & Significance Through Their Stories, by Carolyn Custis James I must admit that I greatly liked this book, enough that if I can find a reasonably priced volume it would be well worth … Continue reading

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Book Review: Miriam’s Well

Miriam’s Well:  Stories About Women In The Bible, by Alice Bach and J. Cheryl Exum In reading a book like this, I wonder why it it exists.  This is not to say that the book is bad, exactly.  It is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Twelve Extraordinary Women

Twelve Extraordinary Women:  How God Shaped Women of the Bible and What He Wants To Do With You, by John MacArthur Having read books by the author before [1], I was prepared to like this book.  But I must confess … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mastering The Basics: Philippians

Mastering The Basics:  Philippians, by Lyman Coleman and Richard Peace The second [1] book of this series that I had the chance to read, this particular book deals with one of the more irenic of Paul’s epistles [2], to a … Continue reading

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Meeting In The Middle

One of my favorite country songs of all time–and admittedly there are many that I enjoy, especially from the late 1980s and early 1990s and even beyond–is the Diamond Rio song “Meet In The Middle.”  For those of us who … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ship In The Hill

The Ship In The Hill:  A Novel, by William L. Sullivan More than a decade ago I wrote a play where a love story between historians involved with biblical archaeology alternated with the story itself, which involved a young man … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Quotidian Mysteries

The Quotidian Mysteries:  Laundry, Liturgy and “Women’s Work,” by Kathleen Norris This short book of less than 100 pages served as the text of the 1998 Madeleva Lecture in Spirituality, and it takes a clear Catholic perspective of the relationship … Continue reading

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An Introduction To Maternity Denied In Scripture

Although we have spent a great deal of time in this study looking at women whose children were famous and notable in the Bible, it is worthwhile as well to look at women who, for one reason or another, were … Continue reading

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1 Samuel 25: A Case Study Of David Being A Man After God’s Own Heart

Acts 13:22 gives a familiar picture David as a man after God’s own heart:  “And when He had removed him, He raised up for them David as king, to whom also He gave testimony and said, ‘I have found David the … Continue reading

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