Post Women’s History Month: 3 Women of the Bible

Post Women’s History Month: 3 Women of the Bible In the last instalment in the series, Women of the Bible, we will briefly look at the lives of Esther, Mary Magdalene and Delilah. This post is not about religion or the Bible, but a look at some prominent women of the Bible. Related Posts Post Women’s History Month: Ruth – Women of the Bible  Post Women’s History Month: Jezebel – Women of the Bible  Esther: Do you play it safe, or risk your personal safety, standing up for what’s right? But what is the right thing to do? That’s a tough question, one that most of us ponder from … [Read more...]

Post Women’s History Month: Jezebel – Women of the Bible

Post Women’s History Month: Jezebel - Women of the Bible In today’s instalment in the series, Women of the Bible, we focus on Jezebel. Once again, the focus isn’t about religion, and not on the Bible, but on bad leadership - the actions that despots take. Jezebel oppresses and persecutes others and destroys them when they have beliefs, unlike her own - she is the school yard bully. Do you know any leaders like that? King Ethbaal, Jezebel’s father, the King of the Sidonians, sends her to marry Ahab. Both Ahab and Jezebel serve and worship, Baal, an idol. Jezebel kills off the … [Read more...]

Post Women’s History Month: Ruth – Women of the Bible

Post Women’s History Month: Ruth - Women of the Bible Where do ideas come from? I was in Rite Aid Pharmacy on Third Avenue in the Bronx, looking for a pair of nylons to wear to my brother’s memorial service, when I noticed the book and magazine section. I wasn’t pressed for time, so with nylons in hand, I went over to the section to see what books were on offer. I spotted, Women of the Bible, a CBS Collector’s Edition and thought since Easter is just around the corner, it may be worth reading. This blog post is not about religion, it’s about demonstrating the actions of some women, and … [Read more...]