Bad Girls of the Bible: by Liz Curtis Higgs
Author: Liz Curtis Higgs
|Women everywhere marvel at those “good girls” in Scripture–Sarah, Mary, Esther–but on most days, that’s not who they see when they look in the mirror. Most women (if they’re honest) see the selfishness of Sapphira or the deception of Delilah. They catch of glimpse of Jezebel’s take-charge pride or Eve’s disastrous disobedience. Like Bathsheba, Herodias, and the rest, today’s modern woman is surrounded by temptations, exhausted by the demands of daily living, and burdened by her own desires.|
So what’s a good girl to do? Learn from their lives, says beloved humor writer Liz Curtis Higgs, and by God’s grace, choose a better path. In Bad Girls of the Bible, Higgs offers a unique and clear-sighted approach to understanding those “other women” in Scripture, combining a contemporary retelling of their stories with a solid, verse-by-verse study of their mistakes and what lessons women today can learn from them.
Whether they were “Bad to the Bone,” “Bad for a Season, but Not Forever” or only “Bad for a Moment,” these infamous sisters show women how not to handle the challenges of life. With her trademark humor and encouragement, Liz Curtis Higgs teaches us how to avoid their tragic mistakes and joyfully embrace grace.
ISBN: 0307731979 EAN: 9780307731975
Publisher: Waterbrook Press
US SRP 14.99 US
Pub Date: July 16, 2013
Features: Bibliography, Price on Product - Canadian, Price on Product, Table of Contents
Physical Info: 0.8" H x 9.0" L x 6.0" W (0.75 lbs) 270 pages
Liz Curtis Higgs has been telling tales since she attempted her first novel–handwritten in a marble notebook–at the tender age of ten. Successful careers in broadcasting, public speaking, nonfiction writing, and children's books honed Liz's storytelling talents, bringing her back to her first love–writing fiction–at the turn of the 21st century.
- Religion | Biblical Studies | Topical
- Religion | Spirituality | Women's
- Religion | Christian Life | General
- Christian women - Religious life
- Women in the Bible
Religious Orientation | Christian
Theometrics | Evangelical
Sex & Gender | Feminine
Awards: Gold Medallion Book Awards | Nominee | Bible (Devotional/Study) | 2000 ; Retailers Choice | Nominee | Nonfiction | 2001 ; Retailers Choice | Nominee | Nonfiction | 2001
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