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Pt 4 of The Proverbs 31 Wife: Fact or Fiction? (the last in this series)

Her [the Proverbs 31 woman] textual identity in the book of Ruth The identity of the Proverbs 31 woman is enhanced by its placement immediately before the book of Ruth in the Hebrew Bible.  The sages who were responsible for the final organization of the Tanakh saw a relationship between the noble wife of Proverbs …

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The “B” Word (bitterness) — part of the language of abusers

This post is written by Megan with some help from Barbara. The words “I” and “me” refer to Megan. For quite a while, I have noticed that victims of abuse are regularly accused of being “bitter”. In fact, it seems to be a catch-all method for striking out the validity of a victim, as one …

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