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Fischer, Jean

Summary: This collection of 100 extraordinary stories of women of faith--from the Bible, history, and today--will empower them to know and understand how women have made a difference in the world and how much smaller our faith (and the biblical record) would be without them. Featuring full-page, colorful illustrations alongside the true stories of amazing women like Lydia, Naomi, Rahab, Rebekah, Jane...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shiloh Kidz, an imprint of Barbour Publishing, Inc. 2018

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Summary: She is one of the most transformative yet misunderstood women in history, alternately vilified as a sinner and canonized as a saint. For the first time, the incredible story of Mary Magdalene is told through her own eyes. In the first century A.D., the free-spirited Mary flees the marriage her family has arranged for her, finding refuge and a sense of purpose in a radical new movement led by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ma

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

McAllister, Margaret.

Summary: "Most of the stories in the Bible are about boys and men, but this book offers the personal accounts of ten remarkable, faith-filled women. Sometimes, we don't even know their names. But we know how their lives were changed by their faith" -- p. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paraclete Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 220.92 MCA

Nellis, Glenys

Summary: Collects fourteen Bible stories about women and girls accompanied by letters from God aimed specifically at the reader.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zonderkidz 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 220.9 NEL

Kanner, Rebecca.

Summary: The story of Noah's wife that blends Biblical history, mythology, and the inimitable strength of women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Howard Books 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION KAN

Summary: Dinah's happy childhood is spent inside the red tent where the women of her tribe gather and share the traditions and turmoil of ancient womanhood. The film recounts the story of Dinah's mothers Leah, Rachel, Zilpah, and Bilhah, the four wives of Jacob. Dinah matures and experiences an intense love that subsequently leads to a devastating loss, and the fate of her family is forever changed....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2015

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE RED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RED RATED NR

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Rivers, Francine

Contents: Tamar -- Rahab -- Ruth -- Bathsheba -- Mary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2000

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Smith, Jill Eileen

Summary: Daughter of King Saul, Michal lives a life of privilege but one that is haunted by her father's unpredictable moods and competition from her beautiful older sister.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell 2009

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Tenney, Tommy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TEN

Diamant, Anita.

Summary: The story of Dinah, the daughter of Jacob, is told from her point of view, beginning with the story of her mothers, Leah, Rachel, Zilpah, and Bilhah. These wives of Jacob give her the gifts that are to sustain her through a damaged youth, a calling to midwifery, and a new home in a foreign land.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador USA 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DIA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Dia

Edghill, India.

Summary: The story of power and treachery, blood and deception, bravery and romance that surrounds the court of Ahasuerus and two of the most celebrated female heroines in all of history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Edghill 2015

Hunt, Angela Elwell

Summary: "Based on the biblical account of Esther, this story imagines the life and passion of this beautiful woman whose courage and influence impacted history and the fate of her people"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hunt

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hunt 2015

Smith, Jill Eileen

Summary: Abigail tries to honor and respect her husband Nabal despite his abuse of her, but when he suddenly dies, Abigail is free to move on with her life--a life that includes a new husband, David, who insists on having several wives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Smi

Taylor, Diana Wallis

Summary: Martha, the sister of Mary and Lazarus, devotes herself to caring for her family, is abandoned by her betrothed, is drawn to a Roman soldier, and finds meaning and grace in her life when she meets the Teacher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Edghill, India.

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2002

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Kanner, Rebecca.

Summary: A fictional telling of how Queen Esther risked her life to prevent the killing of all the Jews in Persia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Howard Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2015

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Rivers, Francine

Summary: "Your God will be my God." It is with these words that Ruth the Moabitess turns her face away from her father's home and idols, and journeys to Bethlehem with Naomi, her mother-in-law. And it is because of that determination, that perseverance, faith, and loyalty that Ruth becomes the great-grandmother of David, king of Israel, and an ancestor of Jesus.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House 2001

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Andrews, Mesu

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Rivers, Francine

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2001

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Higgs, Liz Curtis.

Summary: "Ten of the Bible's best-known femmes fatales parade across the pages of Bad Girls of the Bible with situations that sound oh-so-familiar. Eve had food issues. Potiphar's Wife and Delilah had man trouble. Lot's Wife and Michal couldn't let go of the past, Sapphira couldn't let go of money, and Jezebel couldn't let go of anything. Yet the Woman at the Well had her thirst quenched at last, while...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Waterbrook Press 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 220.9 Higgs 2013

Afshar, Tessa.

Summary: At the age of 15 Rahab is forced into prostitution by her beloved father. Into the emotional turmoil of her world walks Salmone, a respected leader of Judah. Through the tribulations of a stormy relationship, Rahab and Salmone learn the true source of one another's worth in God and find healing from fear and rejection.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Moody Publishers 2010

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC AFS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION AFS

Lockyer, Herbert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan Pub. House 1967

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 220 LOC

Smith, Jill Eileen

Summary: Bathsheba is a woman who longs for love. With her devout husband away fighting the king's wars for many months at a time, discontent and loneliness dog her steps--and make it frighteningly easy to succumb to King David's charm and attention. Though she immediately regrets her involvement with the powerful king, the pieces are set in motion that will destroy everything she holds dear. Can she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION SMI

Afshar, Tessa.

Summary: At the age of 15 Rahab is forced into prostitution by her beloved father. Into the emotional turmoil of her world walks Salmone, a respected leader of Judah. Through the tribulations of a stormy relationship, Rahab and Salmone learn the true source of one another's worth in God and find healing from fear and rejection.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC AFS