Synopses & Reviews
Eve, Sarah, Rachel, Delilah, Ruththeir names live on, but their ancient stories have been obscured. This newly issued paperback presents a sumptuously illustrated retelling of the lives of 18 women in the Hebrew Bible. Author Miki Raver pairs each vibrant and daring tale with an eloquent meditation on their meaning for modern women. Beautiful reproductions of classic Biblical art from such masters as Rubens, Brueghel, Raphael, and Chagall illustrate these dramatic stories. This rich marriage of art, literature, and spirituality offers substantive and entertaining reading, as well as a fresh entry into traditional faith. The perfect Chanukah or Bat Mitzvah gift, Listen to Her Voice is a book to treasure and share.
Pairs the original stories of eighteen women in the Hebrew Bible with a focused, inspirational meditation on the modern meanings of these ancient tales. Arranged chronologically, author Miki Raver first offers the actual biblical text, followed by her own interpretation and retelling of the stories. Resurrecting the dramatic richness of these stories. "Listen illuminates the women of the Hebrew Bible with reproductions from great masters such as Rubens, Bruegel, Rembrandt, Corot, Raphael, Tissot, and Chagall. From Eve to Bathsheba, from Rachel to Jezebel, Miki Raver has created a stunning compendium of history, religion, art, and feminism.
About the Author
Miki Raver lectures about the women of the Hebrew Bible and leads women's circles dedicated to Shekhina, the female Divine presence. She lives in Oakland, California.