Author: Abernethy, et. al.
Meditation and devotion. 12 gifted Christian women contributed - one for each month. With honesty, understanding, and compassion, these women offer inspiration and guidance. Reflecting on the Bible, giving prayers of thanks, telling inspirational stories of great Christian women, and sharing beautiful poetry and prose, each woman offers her Christian meditations to nurture and sustain you throughout the year.
Author: Henke, Roxanne
Nurture for Community: In this first novel in the Coming Home to Brewster series, Roxanne Henke provides an engaging look into the development of a friendship between Anne Abbot and Libby Marsden. This story is fiction and was written as a tribute to the power of friendship. It includes discussion questions for reading groups.
In October 1989, for the first time ever, church women from every part of the African continent gathered together to address what it means to be a woman in Africa today. Captures the energy, warmth, hope, joy, and pain of African women as they share their vision of a church that stans with them in their struggle for justice, equality and peace.
Author: Essex, Barbara J.
12-week study for women and men, laity and clergy, brings to life the Bible's "bad girls" - notorious women we love to hate, exploring lives filled with betrayal, deception, rejection, jealousy, and exploitation. Shows us women of exceptional boldness, courage, determination and independence - women not that different from ourselves.
Author: Couture, Pamela D.
Argues that the language of a long-standing American tradition - self-sufficiency - has informed American family policy and has in turn contributed to the growth of women's poverty. Critical assessment of the logic of self-sufficiency from the point of view of contemporary practical theology. Offers a basis (informed by classical theology of Luther and Wesley) for a more responsive and responsible family policy of "universalized care."
Author: Spangler, Ann, Ed.
Essays on Mother Theresa of Calcutta, Amy Carmichael of India, Catherine Marshall, Adrienne de Lafayette, Johanna Lind Hult, Elizabeth Rooney, Evelyn Harris Brand, Wilma Burton, Mary McKenna O'Connell, and Ethel Renwick.
Author: Mojzes and Daugherty
Dr. Paul Mojzes, born in Yugoslavia, is professor of religious studies at Rosemont College in Pennsylvania. Dr. Mojzes is interviewed about the Yugoslavian conflict. He talks about the ethno-religious aspects of the war ('a religious war fought by irreligious people'); the suffering and hatred; the hopelessness and futility; the involvement of women; the needed involvement of the international community; the hope provided by the United Methodist Church through UMCOR and the inclusive...