Jesus reached across cultural norms by befriending and discipling women throughout his life. The bestselling "Women of the Bible: New Testament" pamphlet presents portraits of 15 women, some who encountered Jesus personally, and some who served in the early Church. Some women are known by name, like Mary and Martha, while others are known by their situation, such as the "Woman at the Well." This beautiful, 14-panel pamphlet presents key events and stories for the women, plus Scripture references, locations and insights from their stories.
"Women of the Bible: New Testament" is a concise chart that profiles women whose lives were touched by Jesus, or who served the early Church. Teachers and students alike will enjoy discovering more about the women whose lives were forever changed by Jesus. These women showed great faith and human faults; they were forgiven women, friends, disciples, and leaders in the Church.
"Women of the Bible: New Testament" features the following women: Mary, Mother of JesusElizabethMary Magdalene Mary and MarthaFive anonymous women that Jesus encountered -The woman with a flow of bloodThe bent-over womanThe forgiven womanThe Canaanite womanThe Samaritan womanFour women of the Apostolic Church-LydiaPriscillaPhoebeDorcas
"Women of the Bible: New Testament" uses a chart format to review -Bible references for each woman's storyDate and location of the storyKey events in each woman's life An overview of each woman's story Insights from the story
"Women of the Bible: New Testament" also provides--Cultural insights about the Samaritans and the Canaanites that made Jesus'encounters with the women from these places all the more powerful.A brief summary on the Gnostic Gospels, including the Gospel of MaryA definition of Gnosticism Information to correct the popular idea that Jesus and Mary Magdalene were married
Here is an example from the Women of the Bible New Testament pamphlet: MARY MAGDALENEBible references- Luke 8:1-3; Mark 15:40-47; John 19:25; 20:1-18Date and location of the story-Galilee, AD 26-30Key events: Belonged to the larger group of Jesus' disciplesHealed of possession by seven demonsPresent at the time of Jesus' deathFirst to talk to the Lord after the resurrectionFirst disciple commissioned to tell about Jesus' resurrection"Women of the Bible: New Testament" makes a great women's Bible study or reference. Author: Benjamin Galan, MTS, ThM, PhD Candidate, Adjunct Professor of Old Testament Hebrew and Literature at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA