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Great women of the Bible in art and literature

Author: Dorothee Sölle
Publisher: Macon, Ga. : Mercer University Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows how the women of Scripture have been variously portrayed in art and literature throughout the centuries--even as it reinterprets these portrayals for people today.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothee Sölle
ISBN: 0865544506 9780865544505
OCLC Number: 34079892
Description: 295 pages : color illustrations ; 34 cm
Contents: Eve and Lilith --
Sarah and Hagar --
Lot's wife and daughters --
Rebekah : daughter of Bethuel --
Rachel and Leah --
Tamar : cunning versus power --
Potiphar's wife --
Rahab : the harlot --
Deborah : judge of Israel --
Jephthah's daughter --
Delilah and Samson's secret --
Ruth : the Moabite --
Hannah and her vow to the Lord --
Abigail : triumph of prudence --
The witch of Endor --
Bathsheba : Uriah's beautiful wife --
The queen of Sheba --
Judith : savior of her people --
Esther : the request of a queen --
Susanna and the two elders --
Elizabeth : mother of John the Baptist --
Herodias and Salome --
The woman with the ointment --
Mary and Martha --
Mary of Magdala.
Other Titles: Grosse Frauen der Bibel in Bild und Text.
Responsibility: preface Herbert Haag ; commentary Dorothée Sölle ; literary development Joe H. Kirchberger ; art history Anne-Marie Schnieper-Müller ; English translation Joe H. Kirchberger ; project editor Emil Bührer.

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Shows how the women of Scripture have been variously portrayed in art and literature throughout the centuries--even as it reinterprets these portrayals for people today.

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