This biographical dictionary, the first of its kind, is exhaustive, with nearly a thousand entries drawn from the first century to the present. It discusses women from all denominatons and backgrounds, including those who influenced the church positively and negatively and played a role in the development of Christianity throughout history. The arrangement is alphabetical, extending from Barbe Acarie to Anna Reinhard Zwingli. It also includes a chronological index organized by periods in church history. The dictionary is an invaluable resource for libraries, schools, educators, ministers, historians, or anyone else interesting in finding out more about specific influential women.
A Dictionary of Women in Church History provides a seemingly endless list of great people who have been fundamental in helping the church become what it is today.
This resource is arranged in five categories:
The number of people covered in this resource is staggering - it gives biographical synopses of over 70 women in the Reformation period alone! This one of a kind resource will give you hundreds of examples of what it takes to be a woman of God.