Released in the UK November 2021
Released in the US November 2021
Trade paperback | 192 Pages
9781527107298 • £8.99 $12.99
BISAC – REL012130
There is a widespread belief that the Bible is sexist. However, the principle of equality is established in the first pages of the Bible, and its message exalts and dignifies both men and women. Bible teacher, conference speaker and author Karen Soole shares what she has discovered as she has read the Bible and grappled with it over many years.
She takes us through the Bible story from Genesis to Revelation and challenges the reader to decide whether God is offering life and liberation, or suffocation and oppression. It is an invitation to meet and know the God of the Bible, and to view his Word through the lens of his character.
Karen oversees Women’s Ministry at Trinity Church, Lancaster. She is the chair of the Northern Women’s Convention and Women’s Ministry Director for Anglican Mission in England. Author of ‘Unleash the Word’. She has been teaching the bible for over thirty years.
I am so grateful for this book. Karen Soole compellingly presents the Bible’s exalted view of women. She also tackles some of those passages in the Bible which many find most challenging. Reading it will fill both women and men with confidence in what it means to be a truly liberated woman in the 21st century.
Minister, St. Helen's Bishopsgate, London
I wish this book had been around when I was first a Christian, wondering whether a fiercely independent, single, domestically–challenged woman like me could thrive in a faith that some claim oppresses women. Essential reading for both women and men.
Content Director at Living Out
Karen shows us again and again that God values men and women equally and gives them both the task of being His image bearers in the world. And Christ Himself, the supreme image of the invisible God, is the one we should look to, because ultimate liberation is found in Him alone.
Director of Women’s Ministry, Proclamation Trust
… shows how the Bible’s message contains better news for women than that coming from any other source. I hope both women and men will read and discover that the living God truly is a friend of women.
Director of Creative Evangelism, UCCF