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King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 29
Chapter 29 29:1 Then Jacob went on his journey, and came into the land of the people of the east. 29:2 And he looked, and behold a well in the field, and, lo, there were three flocks of sheep lying by it; for out of that well they watered the flocks: and a...
Old Testament >> Genesis
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 16
Chapter 16 16:1 Now Sarai Abram's wife bare him no children: and she had an handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar. 16:2 And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD hath restrained me from bearing: I pray thee, go in unto my maid; it may be that I...
Old Testament >> Genesis
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 25
Chapter 25 25:1 Then again Abraham took a wife, and her name was Keturah. 25:2 And she bare him Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah. 25:3 And Jokshan begat Sheba, and Dedan. And the sons of Dedan were Asshurim, and Letushim, and...
Old Testament >> Genesis
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 30
Chapter 30 30:1 And when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and said unto Jacob, Give me children, or else I die. 30:2 And Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel: and he said, Am I in God's stead, who hath withheld from...
Old Testament >> Genesis
King James Bible: Luke, Chapter 1
Chapter 1 1:1 Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us, 1:2 Even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word; 1:3...
New Testament >> Luke
King James Bible: Exodus, Chapter 23
Chapter 23 23:1 Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness. 23:2 Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in a cause to decline after many to wrest judgment: 23:3 Neither...
Old Testament >> Exodus

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Join the feminist rebellion with The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid's Tale, a dystopian novel written by Margaret Atwood tells the story of Offred, a “handmaid.” She, alongside other young women, is required to conceive to populate the “new” America. These handmaids are each designated to an old couple, ...
Clergy View: Mary's Day
Mary, however, felt her "low estate" as a handmaid or poor servant, and magnified God because of the great things he did for her. For Mary, and for us, Jesus is the perfect Lamb of God, "without blemish and without spot" (1 Pet. 1:19), who ...
Comedian dispels Mennonite myth
The author of the bestselling Canadian book since Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale — if not since Anne of Green Gables — will discuss his latest blend of philosophy, fantasy and world travel Monday at 7 p.m. at McNally Robinson Booksellers.
Review: 'Creative Control' Starring Benjamin Dickinson, Nora Zehetner, Alexia
Billed as taking place “five minutes” in the future, writer-director Benjamin Dickinson's dry comedy "Creative Control" isn't the first to use a science fiction setting to satirize current culture.
The literary pastor
She was lecturing on the anniversary of Handmaid's Tale. So I had to pick up The Heart Goes Last. Atwood explained the nature of her speculative fiction.

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