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Water from the Well: Sarah, Rebekah, Rachel,…

Water from the Well: Sarah, Rebekah, Rachel, and Leah

by Anne Roiphe

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A tale of four remarkable women of the Bible; author Anne Roiph makes their stories from 4,000 years ago relevant for the modern reader. Roiphe "opens a window onto the distant past."
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By retelling the stories of the Matriarchs through a sympathetic eye, Anne Roiphe will create portraits of the Bible’s women that will show how they played a role in Western history, how they taught us what is important and what is not, how they inspire our moral and immoral imaginations.

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Places the lives of four biblical matriarchs from three generations in a historical and contemporary context, explaining how today's women can learn from their examples of coping with such challenges as infertility, jealousy, and shaken faith.

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