DIANA LYNN SEVERANCE
From commoner to queen, the women in this book embraced the freedom and the power of the Gospel in making their unique contributions to the unfolding of history. Wherever possible, the women here speak for themselves, from their letters, diaries or published works. The true story of women in Christian history inspires, challenges and demonstrates the grace of God producing much fruit throughout time.
“Feminine Threads is a must-read for men and women alike, but especially so for young women who need to have a clear view of the contributions that women before them have made to the Christian faith.” (Carolyn McCulley ~ Conference Speaker and Author of Radical Womanhood: Feminine Faith in a Feminist World)
“From Blandina and Perpetua all the way to Edith Schaeffer and Joni Eareckson Tada, this book spans the history of the church, showing how godly women have contributed to the Christian faith.” (Tim Challies ~ Blogger at www.challies.com)
A true historian, Diana Severance brings to life the times of the women she introduces us to with relevant nackground and cultural allusions. (The Evangelical Magazine ~ Published by Evangelical Movement of Wales)
“Well researched and well written, this study of “feminine threads” in Christian history makes for a tapestry of inspiration and instruction for all who love the Lord and his church – men and women alike.” (Timothy George ~ Founding Dean of Beeson Divinity School, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama)
“No-one reading this book can fail to be encouraged by the faith of these ordinary women who, in their own generation, humbly trusted the Word of God and lived to serve the Lord of whom it speaks.” (Carrie Sandom ~ Associate Minister for Women and Pastoral Care at St John Church, Tunbridge Wells)
“I recommend every woman read and study and keep within reach for reference and inspiration!” (Dorothy K. Patterson ~ Professor of Theology in Women’s Studies, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Forth Worth, Texas)