Feminine Threads Paperback
Women in the Tapestry of Christian History
by Diana Lynn Severance;
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The book lets these amazing women speak for themselves through their own letters, diaries and published works. All the stories are from Christian history and highlight amazing stories of God's love and faith in women as valuable messengers of his word.
Diana Severance (PhD, Rice University) is a historian with broad experience teaching in universities and seminaries.
"I recommend every woman read and study and keep within reach for reference and inspiration!" - Dorothy K Patterson, Professor of Theology in Women’s Studies, South Western Baptist Theological Seminary, Forth Worth, Texas.
Feminine Threads by Diana Lynn Severance was published by Christian Focus Publications in March 2011 and is our 20463rd best seller. The ISBN for Feminine Threads is 9781845506407.
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Feminine ThreadsAlice Collins, via The Good Book Stall
This is a book to be read by women who want to be pillars of inspiration for others. It is not only for women – men will also understand more fully the importance of both sexes in building Jesus’ church. The text is a trip through history, pointing out heroines and martyrs from the early church, the Reformation the UK and in Europe. It’s very well-researched and rather academic – strictly not for those looking for a fun beach novel, but it’s very rewarding and I will certainly keep my copy close by, and find inspiration from the first page. I want to point out, though, that Catholics should also beware, because the author is biased towards Protestantism, despite an early reverence of Mary, Jesus’ mother.
I found the author’s knowledge of her periods of history fascinating, especially a useful if somewhat gruesome table giving descriptions of the way nineteen women were martyred for their faith. The table makes for stomach churning reading, with words like ‘torn with sharp hooks’, ‘gored to death by a bull,’ just to give the general gist. After starting with martyrs, the author moves onto saints, queens, puritan women in the Reformation, and there is even a part on Salem Witches.
In short, I would recommend this read to any girl looking for Christ and wanting to know how to devote herself to her Saviour.
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|Page last updated||8th October 2016|
|Author / Artist||Diana Lynn Severance|
|Book Format||Paperback / softback|
|Publisher||Christian Focus Publications (March 2011)|
|Number of Pages||335|