Synopses & Reviews
As many people today look around at their lives and feel that something is missing, that there must be more to life, a need for guidance arises. Portraits of Extraordinary Women offers twenty-four voices of inspiration. Although it was long ago, the women of the Bible lived real lives with real struggles and real triumphs. Their stories can teach us valuable lessons about our humanity. These illuminating essays are accompanied by striking original portraits of the women discussed, twelve from the Old Testament and twelve from the New Testament. Essays and pictures combine to present a moving message that rings true and offers helpful insights to the reader. Regardless of background or beliefs, every reader will gain something from this powerful book.
Father William Maestri has written verbal portraits of 24 fascinating women in the Bible, pointing out their virtues and vices, strengths and weaknesses, isolating their essences in the conviction that each has something to offer in terms of example.
Realistic portraits of 24 women of the Bible, both Old and New Testament, from a modern-day perspective.