what strong women of the old testament were! the roles that many of them were asked to play were difficult and challenging ones, but they were able to rise to the cult and challenging ones, but they were able to rise to the occasion. if they could not win by frontal assault, they won by charm or convincing. these were not plastic saints whose lives bear no resemblance to our own. in spite of the fact that thousands of years separate them from us, they seem as real as our next-door neighbors. read this book and know more