Miriam – leader
Mother of Jesus
Stories of Bible Heroines
… like upwardly mobile Abigail who saved handsome young David. Or warrior women Deborah & Jael, the giant-killers. Or persistent Hannah, mistaken for a drunk. Or ruthless Judith, who cut off her enemy’s head! Or the apostle Mary Magdalene, witness to the Resurrection. Or Jesus’ mother Mary of Nazareth, puzzled by her precocious son. Or Miriam, leader of women in the wilderness. Or resourceful Naomi who knew how to catch a husband. Or the beloved Rachel. Or Rahab the prostitute who saved an army. Or far-sighted Rebecca. Or loyal Ruth with the sense to take good advice. Or the inquisitive Samaritan Woman.
Links, texts, the Bible world
Abigail saved David An ambitious woman rids herself of an inconvenient husband