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Water from the Well : Women of the Bible: Sarah, Rebekah, Rachel, and Leah
by Anne Richardson Roiphe


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Water from the Well is a journey four thousand years back to the time of Sarah, Rebekah, Rachel, and Leah. The graceful prose of renowned author Anne Roiphe brilliantly captures these biblical women and makes their fascinating stories come alive.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Water from the Well is a journey four thousand years back to the time of Sarah, Rebekah, Rachel, and Leah. The graceful prose of renowned author Anne Roiphe brilliantly captures these biblical women and makes their fascinating stories come alive.

As each story unfolds, we find that the matriarchs had to overcome the same devastating obstacles women face today infertility, lust, abandonment, and uncertainty yet they managed to cope with betrayal, death, sacrifice, and jealousy while dealing with the emerging reality of a new faith. This remarkable volume demonstrates how their lives helped to lay the foundation of womanhood in the Western world. Combining the deep insight of Bruce Feiler with the narrative skill of Antonia Fraser, Anne Roiphe delivers a fascinating work that deftly brings these four biblical matriarchs into our own age."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780060737979
  • ISBN-10: 0060737972
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: November 2007
  • Page Count: 274

Series: P.S.

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Books > Religion > Biblical Studies - Old Testament
Books > Social Science > Women's Studies - General

 
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