In this highly anticipated follow-up to the enormously successful Seven Men
, New York Times
author Eric Metaxas gives us seven captivating portraits of some of
history’s greatest women, each of whom changed the course of history by
following God’s call upon their lives.
of the world-changing figures who stride across these pages—Joan of
Arc, Susanna Wesley, Hannah More, Sister Maria of Paris, Corrie ten
Boom, Rosa Parks, and Mother Teresa—is an exemplary model of true
womanhood. Teenager Joan of Arc followed God’s call and liberated her
country, dying a heroic martyr’s death. Susanna Wesley had nineteen
children and gave the world its most significant evangelist and its
greatest hymn writer, her sons John and Charles. Corrie ten Boom,
arrested for hiding Dutch Jews from the Nazis, survived the horrors of a
concentration camp to astonish the world by forgiving her tormentors.
And Rosa Parks’s deep sense of justice and unshakable dignity and faith
helped launch the twentieth-century’s greatest social movement.
in his trademark conversational and engaging style, Eric Metaxas
reveals how the extraordinary women profiled here achieved their
greatness, inspiring readers to lives guided by a call beyond
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