Do women and men have different intellectual, spiritual, moral, or emotional capacities? Over the centuries, women have read and interpreted the story of Eve, scrutinizing the details of the text to discern God's word for them. Amanda Benckhuysen (Calvin Theological Seminary) traces the history of women's interpretration of Genesis 1-3, allowing the voices of women to speak of Eve's story and its implications for life today.
In this gripping novel, Holly Beers (Westmont College) introduces first-century Ephesus where Paul first proclaimed the gospel. Illuminated by historical images and explanatory sidebars, this lively story not only describes the rich tapestry of life in a Greco-Roman city, it also foregrounds the interior life of one woman--and the radical new freedom the gospel promised her.