Eight Women of Faith
There are so many facets to history, and here is another very good book about eight very important women and their contributions to church history Jane Grey, Margaret Baxter, Anne Dutton, Sarah Edwards, Anne Steele, Esther Edwards Burr, Ann Judson, and Jane Austen. Women have long played important roles, and this book acknowledges these women and their calling, their hardships, and their influence. These women led ordinary lives and did extraordinary things; they should be an encouragement to us to do the same. 160 pgs., p/b. ~ Donna
Read the Stories of Eight Remarkable Women and Their Vital Contributions to Church History
Throughout history, women have been crucial to the growth and flourishing of the church. Historian Michael A. G. Haykin highlights the lives of eight of these women who changed the course of history, showing how they lived out their unique callings despite challenges and opposition"inspiring modern men and women to imitate their godly examples today.
Jane Grey:The courageous Protestant martyr who held fast to her conviction that salvation is by faith alone even to the point of death.
Anne Steele:The great hymn writer whose work continues to help the church worship in song today.
Margaret Baxter:The faithful wife to pastor Richard Baxter who met persecution with grace and joy.
Esther Edwards Burr:The daughter of Jonathan Edwards whose life modeled biblical friendship.
Anne Dutton:The innovative author whose theological works left a significant literary legacy.
Ann Judson:The wife of Adoniram Judson and pioneer missionary in the American evangelical missions movement.
Sarah Edwards:The wife of Jonathan Edwards and model of sincere delight in Christ.
Jane Austen:The prolific novelist with a deep and sincere Christian faith that she expressed in her stories.