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Women in the Old Testament: Twenty Psychological Portraits

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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into ...more
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Published 1949 by Ther Macmillan Company
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Apr 09, 2010 Werner rated it liked it
Recommends it for: "Lay" readers interested in the Bible, or in women's history
Recommended to Werner by: My Goodreads friend Barbara
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This is a short, but pithy, book which offers precisely what its title indicates: attempts to reconstruct the very human psychology of some 20 representative female figures from the Old Testament, along with a short introductory chapter on "General Background." As her novel How Far to Bethlehem? makes clear, Lofts wrote from a basically Christian stance; she takes the biblical text seriously, respects the possibility of the miraculous and of divine-human interaction, and understands the Old Test ...more
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Also published using the pseudonyms Juliet Astley and Peter Curtis

Norah Lofts, née Norah Robinson, (27 August 1904–10 September 1983) was a 20th century best-selling British author. She wrote over fifty books specialising in historical fiction, but she also wrote non-fiction and short stories. Many of her novels, including her Suffolk Trilogy, follow the history of a specific house and the residen
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