Career Women of the Bible
The Bible says a woman should be a wife and mother. A woman’s place is in the home. But is this what the Bible says? Yes, women were wives and mother, but biblical women were also prophets, judges, merchants, and queens. These are the Career Women of the Bible.
The following posts are very old drafts as I was trying to figure out how to rewrite my thesis for a general audience. The book itself has come a long way from these first attempts, which still are far too academic, but better than the thesis.
The 12th Century, B. C. E., Career Woman (Deborah)
Standing Between Life and Death (Miriam)
Standing Between Life and Death, Part 2 (Zipporah and Huldah)
The Apostle to the Apostles (Mary Magdalene)
Sisters in Service (Mary and Martha)