Judith: A Remarkable Heroine

The Book of Judith — considered canonical by Roman Catholics, Apocrypha Literature by Protestants, and non-canon by Jews, included in the Septuagint (Greek version of the Hebrew Bible) —tells the story of the ignominious defeat of the Assyrians, an army bent on world domination, by the hand of a beautiful Jewish widow named Judith who […]

Women of the Bible

Foremost of the many women spoken of in the Bible, as worthy of consideration, are the following:— Sarah, Abraham’s wife, for her faith in God (Heb. xi. 11); Deborah, for her divine patriotism (Judges iv. v.); Naomi, for her maternal wisdom (Ruth i.-iv.); Ruth, for her filial love, and obedience (Ruth i.-iv.); Hannah, for her […]