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Strong Was Her Faith: Women of the New Testament [Paperback]

By J. Ellsworth Kalas (Author)
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In this follow-up to his book The Thirteen Apostles, popular author J. Ellsworth Kalas focuses on several women of great faith who were crucial, in ways both obvious and understated, to the story of the New Testament. In twelve chapters, the author looks into the life and times of eleven different women. (Mary, the mother of Jesus, is the focus of two chapters.) Kalas examines the Scriptures to see what we can learn about these women and what we can learn from them, and how each woman fit into as well as shaped the New Testament story.

Chapters include:
?Elizabeth: A Friend in Need? (Luke 1:39-45)
?Anna: She Knew How to Wait? (Luke 2:36-38)
?Martha, the Disciplined? (Luke 10:38-42; John 11:1-27)
?Mary, the Extravagant? (John 12:1-8)
?The Mighty Widow? (Mark 12:41-44)
?The Anonymous Evangelist? (John 4:7-29, 39-42)
?Mary Magdalene: When Love Is Greater than Faith? (John 20:1-18)
?Mary, the Mother of Mark? (Acts 12:6-17)
?Dorcas: Worth a Miracle? (Acts 9:36-42)
?Lydia, the Businesswoman (Acts 16:11-15, 40)
?Mary in Life and Legend? (Luke 1:46-55)
?Why Mary?? (Luke 1:26-38).

This book also includes a study guide.

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In this follow-up to The Thirteen Apostles, Kalas focuses on 11 women of great faith who were crucial to the story of the New Testament. He examines the Scriptures to find what we can learn about and from these women and how each one fit into and shaped the New Testament.
Chapters include:
- Elizabeth: A Friend in Need (Luke 1:39-45)
- Anna: She Knew How to Wait (Luke 2:36-38)
- Martha, the Disciplined (Luke 10:38-42; John 11:1-27)
- Mary, the Extravagant (John 12:1-8)
- The Mighty Widow (Mark 12:41-44)
- The Anonymous Evangelist (John 4:7-29; 39-42)
- Mary Magdalene: When Love Is Greater Than Faith (John 20:1-18)
- Mary, the Mother of Mark (Acts 12:6-17)
- Dorcas: Worth a Miracle (Acts 9:36-42)
- Lydia, the Businesswoman (Acts 16:11-15, 40)
- Mary in Life and Legend (Luke 1:46-55)
- Why Mary? (Luke 1:26-38)
Includes a study guide.

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Abingdon Press
Pages   136
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.48" Width: 5.84" Height: 0.36"
Weight:   0.44 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Mar 1, 2007
Publisher   Abingdon Church Supplies
Edition  Student/Stdy Gde  
ISBN  0687641217  
ISBN13  9780687641215  

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More About J. Ellsworth Kalas

J. Ellsworth Kalas Dr. J. Ellsworth Kalas is a former president of Asbury Theological Seminary.

After 38 years as a pastor in four churches in Wisconsin and Ohio, and five years as an associate in evangelism with the World Methodist Council, Dr. Kalas came to Asbury in 1993 with the opening of the Beeson Preaching and Leadership program. He served as mentor to the Beeson pastors and as their preaching professor until joining the Seminary preaching faculty in 2000.

Dr. Kalas has received honorary doctorates from four colleges and universities. More than 35 of his books have been published, as well as 13 adult study quarterlies for the United Methodist Publishing House. He has recorded the entire Bible on audiotape, along with his Grand Sweep devotionals; these materials are now available on The Grand Sweep for iPhone. He is also the author of Christian Believer, an intensive study of Christian doctrine produced for interdenominational use. A video component, “Behind the Pages” has recently been added to his books, Parables from the Back Side and Old Testament Stories from the Back Side.

He and his wife, Janet, who is very much a part of his ministry, have four children and nine grandchildren.

J. Ellsworth Kalas currently resides in the state of Kentucky. J. Ellsworth Kalas was born in 1923.

J. Ellsworth Kalas has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Back Side
  2. Immersion Bible Studies
  3. Jesus Collection
  4. Thematic Advent Study 2004

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Strong was Her Faith  Oct 16, 2008
This was another good read. And another book which uses a lot of conjecture, but has the ring of truth about it.

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