How does the Bible depict women?
Joanne Ellison discusses how women are portrayed in the bible
- Duration 6:33
- Date Mar 12, 2012
Joanne Ellison discusses how women are portrayed in the bible
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Welcome to five welcome back to foxnews.com.
Live -- State's eighth.
Mark international women's day and we have -- be joining us right now -- Allison who teaches a Bible primarily to women as I understand in JoAnne.
Usually -- keenly interested in what the Bible has to say about elevated the fact that you feel.
That people misunderstand or have misunderstood.
What the -- has to say that right.
I feel like it's been misinterpreted in many ways because -- limited by -- are exceedingly courageous and bold and powerful women.
And -- counter cultural.
And send -- home.
My understanding of the scriptures his -- -- -- society it became very difficult for women to let NC.
The fact that god created and Indian -- just got and just society dictated.
The way things -- it was not it was not God's idea.
That are women -- unable who are not able -- stepped forward and did things in a call to dig.
It was -- idea.
Some -- you -- -- -- -- -- bad rap for being anti women.
And and that you're confused about how.
You know really does this happen but as you just said you know -- it was society and I guess the males in society.
Let's talk about some of the most heroic and in your opinion the most intriguing women in the Bible let's start with Debra.
Jack Crowe was extraordinary she was a fourth judge in Israel and she is -- a time where Israel was under tyrannical rule.
And it seemed like the question at hand would be where have all the brave men gone.
She stepped up to the plate she's -- governor in essence that's what a judge didn't judicial and legislative matters.
And she would make those decisions and military strategy.
And she sent out to -- stand against the enemy.
She had a strategy war she actually went on the front lines and defeated an Indian they had peace on all fronts for forty years.
There -- so I think she's pretty pretty amazing women in the Bible that is mentioned didn't end -- the Booker judges somebody else who broke the mold is asked her.
Yes indeed now -- on the other hand was -- June.
And -- it was on -- -- Com she's the queen that is -- -- pagan nation and in those -- you could not even approach -- -- unless he races sector and again those societal man made rules.
But she risked her life to go before the king.
And an -- and -- share about controversy any.
That was happening where the Jewish people.
Were going to you know I needed to and it was really very brave thing to teaching to speak out and and and go forward with that she -- an entire nation.
When she went before the -- and its -- plot against a Jewish people.
We discussed her quite a bit and she's also probably one of the best meant most misunderstood what it in the Bible -- -- Yes Mary Matalin.
Is someone who was seriously ill -- demon possessed she was struggling on all fronts physically emotionally.
On I'm sure that -- stability -- And it Jesus -- car and completely.
Senator gradient is just the coolest story because -- she became an extraordinary.
Of Jesus and think it's amazing to me.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- The foot of the cross and she was also one of the -- women who -- to see Jesus and the team.
Well known when he can resurrected -- and that's pretty amazing in itself because women -- those days are not are allowed to be witnesses and yet description we have.
When you're the first witnesses at the end each seemingly the resurrected Jesus how these misunderstandings about.
You know the Bible the placement.
To be the standing of women in the Bible how is that.
Sort of translated to how women are treated today is they're still a link there do you think.
Well I think that the link yes it certainly women today -- are still fighting their way to have a place in society.
This and makes us equal in the sense that we are created in God's image now certainly we're wired differently.
I personally think women aren't particularly -- relationships well.
And die I think that is the -- god intended it so this is placed Otellini insane idea relationships while.
We -- you know I like women network well we're able to get to the heart matters very quickly.
And I'm not saying that men can't but overall.
It seems like women are able to connect heart to heart.
And we weren't we we definitely -- more -- more emotional things about that sometimes.
Let's let that the negatives on that it's a positive defendants talked to him -- subject.
Yes you said that's a trip but I think if we can't keep our persons in the right place this week we're able to connect heart to heart.
Obvious with other women and I think that is our strong seat and it's I'm I'm grateful that the difference -- you -- men and women -- women and got together week we are all wonderful armed forces the world today.
It's I think where I mean the bottom -- it people misunderstand it.
Women are created God's image and that's the world we're we're wired differently we each have an extraordinary place men -- -- starting in place of women do.
And that is really my big effort is seeking is to describe that independent power that -- women -- today.
As we Corel is Christian women particularly.
We understand who we are that our identity is certainly in Christ.
But that we -- -- -- -- hitting -- -- in this world probably.
And don't -- as a Christian women.
And not feel that we didn't mean you're not -- that I -- misinterpreted that you know certainly in the societies.
They would dictating things that -- We're not right and that then when when you really look at the but it was a home when you were -- -- counter cultural what they did.
And Jesus himself -- help women around -- in ministry in the actually supported him out of their own means.
So I don't.
So I think that the message today it's kind of it's kind of like what the kids day girl power right -- like that.
Are my daughters and -- -- -- we can find we can find some more information broker peace for foxnews.com.
So make sure you check out -- -- there thank you so much for joining us stay we appreciate it.
Great thank you so much for the opportunity.