By dismissing Deborah as a mere sidekick to Barak, the Mormon Gospel Doctrine manual refuses to see her in the way the Bible describes: as a prophet and a judge.
Alice Connor knows there are lots of other books about women in the Bible, but use the Bible's stories to emphasize how women can be better wives and mothers. This book is not about that. This book is about being fierce.
Women's words account for just over 1% of the Bible, but author Lindsay Hardin Freeman is determined to tell their stories. "These woman are real, dynamic, challenging, and fallible," she says. "God’s love for them, and us, is as strong as the world’s foundations."