Out of the Shadows

Preaching the Women of the Bible

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Kate Bruce , Liz Shercliff
  • London, England: 
    Hymns Ancient and Modern, Ltd.
    , June
     224 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.


The story of the Bible us most often told as the story of men, from patriarchs to prophets, kings, disciples and apostles. But women are there, sometimes in the background, sometimes striding powerfully onto the stage. Their story is moving, prophetic and good news for the congregations to whom we preach. Out of the Shadows seeks to enable preachers to see these often marginal characters in a new light, offering ideas about how to communicate their stories with power, resonance and punch.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Revd Dr Kate Bruce is an Anglican priest, working as an RAF Chaplain, with a PHD in homiletics. She is an published author with a love of written language and the spoken word, especially preaching.

Liz Shercliff is Director of Studies for Readers in the Diocese of Chester. She is a member of the Executive of the College of Preachers and an Associate of the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity's Imagine project. She writes regularly in The Preacher magazine.




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