Daughters of the Church
Women and Ministry from New Testament Times to the Present
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Daughters of the Church by Ruth A. Tucker
Book DescriptionRich in historical events and colorfully written, this fascinating account of women in the church spans nearly two thousand years of church history. It tells of events and aspirations, determination and disappointment, patience and achievement that mark the history of daughters of the church from the time of Jesus to the present. The authors have endeavored to present an objective story. The very fact that readers may find themselves surprised now and again by the prominent role of women in certain events and movements proves an inequality that historical narrative has often been guilty of. This is a book about women. It is a setting straight off the record -- a restoring of balance to history that has repeatedly played down the significance of the contributions of women to the theology, the witness, the movements, and the growth of the church. An exegetical study of relevant Scripture passages offers stimulating thought for discussion and for serious reevaluation of historical givens. This volume is enriched by pictures, appendixes, bibliography, and indexes. Like many of the women whose stories it tells, this book has a subdued strength that should not be underestimated.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780310457411
(231mm x 152mm x 30mm)
Publish Date: 28-Aug-1987
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Ruth A. Tucker
Black and White Bible, Black and Blue Wife, Paperback (April 2016)
Ruth Tucker recounts a harrowing story of abuse at the hands of her husband---a well-educated, charming preacher no less---in hope that her story would help other women caught in a cycle of domestic violence and offer a balanced biblical approach to counter such abuse for pastors and counselors.
Dynamic Women of the Bible, Paperback (July 2014)
Readers looking for a fresh retelling of the stories of strong biblical women will love this collection of over fifty character studies. Includes discussion questions for small groups.
Biographical Bible, Hardback (December 2013)
Veteran author offers a story-driven, chronological journey through the Bible by providing eye-opening insights into the lives and times of over 80 important biblical characters.
From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya, Hardback (August 2004)» View all books by Ruth A. Tucker
A long-awaited revised edition of a highly acclaimed textbook on the history of Christian missions by one of the most respected missiologists of our day.
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Author Biography - Ruth A. Tucker
Walter L. Liefeld is distinguished professor emeritus of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and is the author of Luke in the Expositor's Bible Commentary series. Ruth A. Tucker (PhD, Northern Illinois University) has taught on alternative religions at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. She is currently professor of missiology at Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and is the author of several books, including From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya: Second Edition.
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