Item description for Old Testament Women by Elaine Ward...
Overview Episodes of heroic women from the Old Testament and Biblical tradition are retold here through 13 stunning reproductions, each accompanied by an engaging account of the story depicted. Full color.
Publishers Description The women of the Old Testament are bold, determined, sagacious, courageous, and as lively as any about whom one might wish to read. Some of the most memorable events in the Old Testament involve the intervention of these heroic women, whose deeds radically alter the course of events. Episodes from the Old Testament and Biblical tradition--such as the temptation of Eve, Ruth's conversion, and the triumph of the virtuous Susanna over villainy--are retold here through thirteen stunning reproductions, each accompanied by an engaging account of the story depicted. Relevant quotations from the Bible and an easy-to-read schematic line drawing that explains what is happening in the scene accompany each of the thirteen paintings. An illustrated time-line, a brief biography of each artist, and a comprehensive index also are provided, making this a richly detailed and thorough volume. Both engaging and informative, "Old Testament Women" is a visually pleasurable retelling of Old Testament stories involving the deeds of determined, curious, brave and virtuous women.
Citations And Professional Reviews Old Testament Women by Elaine Ward has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
School Library Journal - 08/01/2004 page 133
Booklist - 09/15/2004 page 255
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2004 page 405
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2004 page 405
Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo - 01/01/2005 page 44
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2006 page 38
Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo - 01/01/2009 page 59
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2010 page 52
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Studio: Enchanted Lion Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 10" Height: 13.5" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2003
Publisher Enchanted Lion Books
ISBN 159270011X ISBN13 9781592700110
Availability 0 units.
More About Elaine Ward
Elaine Ward received her degree in Art History from Reading University and has lectured widely in the history of book illustration and printmaking. She currently is the Senior Lecturer in Theoretical and Historical Studies at Anglia Polytechnic University. She lives and works in Cambridge, UK.