Old Testament as it concerns women
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Old Testament as it concerns women from Nehushta, queen-mother of the exile, to Mary, the mother of Jesus by Marie Wolcott Welles Clapp

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Published by Methodist Book Concern in New York .
Written in English


  • Women in the Bible.

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Statement[by] Marie Welles Clapp; approved by the Committee on Curriculum of the Board of Education of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
ContributionsMethodist Episcopal Church. Board of Education.
LC ClassificationsBS1199.W7 C6
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6313934M
LC Control Number34038176

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  Women’s Issues and Concerns in the Old Testament. The Status of Women in Israelite Society. Women and the Book of Deuteronomy. Studies on the Deuteronomic Concern for Women. The Deuteronomic Concern for Women. The Social Concern of Deuteronomy – Part 1. The Social Concern of Deuteronomy – Part 2. The Tenth Commandment (Deuteronomy ). The Old Testament (abbreviated OT) is the first part of the Christian biblical canon, which is based primarily upon the twenty-four books of the Hebrew Bible (or Tanakh), a collection of ancient religious Hebrew writings by the Israelites believed by most Christians and religious Jews to be the sacred Word of second part of Christian Bibles is the New Testament, written in the Koine. Overview. As you explore with Gladys Hunt the stories of 12 Old Testament women, you will come to understand the far-reaching consequences of your own everyday choices and actions.   Pía Septién creates ten vivid portraits of the lives of women of the Old Testament. Her overriding concerns are evident in each chapter: the human dignity of each woman created in God's image and likeness; and the virtues they exemplify in facing /5(5).

The women in the Bible are rarely mentioned by name, with named women representing only to 8 percent of the total of all named characters, male and female. This suggests that women were not usually in the forefront of public life. Those women that are named, . Another role in which we find women of the Old Testament is the role - of the hero savior. Two such women appear in the Book of Judges; two appear in post-exilic books. In the Book of Judges, two women save their people by killing the oppressor. In the story of Deborah (Judg ) that we considered earlier, the hero is Jael, wife of Size: 34KB. Eighty-four mothers are mentioned by name in the Old Testament (see the appendix for a complete list). Valuable lessons can be learned from these women, as well as the unnamed Old Testament mothers. Consider the following examples: Hannah. One of the most prominent mothers in the Old Testament is Hannah, the mother of Samuel.   Katie McCoy serves as Assistant Professor of Theology in Women’s Studies at Southwestern Baptist Theology Seminary. She is passionate about connecting the truth of Scripture to the greatest concerns affecting women today; her research focuses on how God defends the dignity and personhood of women in (of all places) Old Testament Law.

  Wendy Alsup is the author of Practical Theology for Women, The Gospel-Centered Woman, and By His Wounds You Are Healed. She began her public ministry as deacon of women’s theology and teaching at her church in Seattle, but she now lives on an old family farm in South Carolina, where she teaches math at a local community college and is a.   The book is structured thematically, picking out several prominent women from the Old Testament and using them to illuminate the scriptural text. Chapters discuss the context, [both] historical and religious, of the lives of matriarchs including Sarah, Hannah, Deborah, Huldah, the Widow of Ephrath, and others. 1-The author’s issues and concerns of the Old Testament The book assigned for my evaluation is John Goldingay’s Old Testament Theology: Israel’s Gospel. There are several kinds of concerns that John Golidngay addresses, in relation to the Old Testament, in the introduction of this book. The status of women Passages in the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament) that treat women as i nferior to men: How the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament) generally viewed women: Women's behavior was extremely limited in ancient times, much as women are restricted in Saudi Arabia in modern-day times. Restrictions in ancient Israel included.