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Jesus Through the Eyes of Women: How the First Female Disciples Help Us Know and Love the Lord

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McLaughlin is faithful to the biblical text and to history while being keenly aware of our current cultural moment. The beauty in this book is revealed in the unveiling of God, who is deeply personable and desires to share his very life with each of us.

Help TGC bring biblical wisdom to the confusing issues across the world by making a gift to our international work. The Gospel Coalition helps people know God's Word with their mind, love God fully with their heart, and engage the world with grace and truth. Jesus Through the Eyes of Women is a model of gender sensitivity without compromising to the spirit of our age. Ponder this: a woman (Elizabeth) gives us the first prophecy since Malachi in Luke 1 and a woman (Mary Magdalene) is the person Jesus tasks with telling the disciples that He is alive in John 20. We affirm that God created each human being in His image with intrinsic and equal worth, dignity, and moral agency, distinct from all creation, and that humanity’s creativity is intended to reflect God’s creative pattern.

Michelle Nash , President of the Military Council of Catholic Women Worldwide "This book beautifully articulates the profound longing of the human heart: to love and be loved.

When it comes to women’s unique ability to bear children, it’s easy to make one of two mistakes: to overvalue childbearing, as if it’s the primary reason why women exist, or to undervalue it, as if creating new life doesn’t matter. Readers are led into scriptural mysteries to develop the vital art of 'gazing' through the feminine heart. At the end of each chapter there are discussion questions and questions where you could go even deeper.Rebecca's subsequent walk through the four canonical gospels' eyewitness accounts of women whom Jesus loved makes for an exhorting and encouraging read and portrays a beautiful picture of Jesus through the eyes of his women followers. We see him as the one who is the Saviour of the world, and yet knows us each by name - even if we answer to the most common name in town.

Abortion, governmental corruption, and several other issues, all serve to hit a nerve and get me fired up. In fact, Christianity has been disproportionately attractive to women from the beginning and indisputably the best thing for women’s rights and equality.The book introduces us to lesser-known women of the Bible, too, like Joanna, the wife of Herod’s household manager and a likely source of inside information from the halls of power (Luke 9:1-3; 9:9). As we look through the eyes and lives of women in the Gospels, we can more clearly see Jesus in all of his resolute truth and radiant beauty. After building inroads for a variety of readers, McLaughlin gets into the nitty-gritty details of how women’s accounts added to the picture we see the Gospels paint of Jesus.

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