The Testaments

The Sequel to The Handmaid's Tale

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Author: Margaret Atwood

Publisher: Nan A. Talese

ISBN: 0385543794

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE Margaret Atwood's dystopian masterpiece, The Handmaid's Tale, has become a modern classic—and now she brings the iconic story to a dramatic conclusion in this riveting sequel. More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid's Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radically different women converge, with potentially explosive results. Two have grown up as part of the first generation to come of age in the new order. The testimonies of these two young women are joined by a third voice: a woman who wields power through the ruthless accumulation and deployment of secrets. As Atwood unfolds The Testaments, she opens up the innermost workings of Gilead as each woman is forced to come to terms with who she is, and how far she will go for what she believes.

Philo, Josephus, and the Testaments on Sexuality

Attitudes Towards Sexuality in the Writings of Philo and Josephus and in the Testaments of the Twelve Patriachs

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Author: William Loader

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 0802866417

Category: Religion

Page: 476

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Philo, Josephus, and the Testaments on Sexuality is the fourth of five volumes by William Loader exploring attitudes toward sexuality in Judaism and Christianity during the Greco-Roman era. In this volume Loader examines three substantial and historically important sets of documents the writings of Philo of Alexandria, the histories of Josephus, and the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs. For each set of writings, he provides an in-depth introduction, detailed analysis highlighting each writer s position on a broad range of matters pertaining to sexuality, and a summary conclusion.

The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs

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Author: R. H. Charles,Rev. W. O. E. Oesterley

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0359085520

Category: Testaments of the twelve patriarchs

Page: 84

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Bridge between the Testaments

A Reappraisal of Judaism from the Exile to the Birth of Christianity

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Author: Donald E. Gowan

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 0915138883

Category: Religion

Page: 436

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Travelling Through the Testaments

The Old Testament

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Author: Dr. William D. Burnham

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1514420481

Category: Religion

Page: 362

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Traveling Through the Testaments allows you to easily get a handle on all 66 books of the Bible. The Bible’s 66 books have more than 1,000 chapters and was written by about 40 different authors. Now you can quickly grasp each book of the Bible at a glance with a 4- to 6-page explanation for each book. You get a clear overview. Traveling Through the Testaments is a teacher’s dream, with its informative content and summaries. It stirs a passion to read the Bible. Whether for personal study or class study, for doing a survey of Bible books, you will be hard-pressed to find a better resource than this one. Most people need a little help understanding the Bible. Traveling Through the Testaments provides a box top to the puzzle so the reader can easily see how the pieces fit together. Excellent resource recommended for every Bible student. A gold mine for Sunday school teachers and preachers—and a gift to any believer who wants to grow in Christ. At a glance, you will find: • The purpose of each book summed up in 3 to 5 words. • The theme and how it fits in with the rest of the Bible. • Author, date, audience, and brief history of that time period. • Key verses and chapters and an outline of each book so you can find what you are looking for fast! Traveling Through the Testaments is an excellent companion for Bible-reading plans, individual and group Bible studies, or to use as a quick reference whenever you need it. You are sure to pick up this book time and time again. Enjoy having these key features at your fingertips: 1. Quick and simple. Enjoy having a 4- to 6-page overview of each book of the Bible! Imagine having simple summaries for each book of the Bible at your fingertips. 2. Convenient and easy to use as a Bible companion guide.