Book of Nehemiah

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Noun1.Book of Nehemiah - an Old Testament book telling how a Jewish official at the court of Artaxerxes I in 444 BC became a leader in rebuilding Jerusalem after the Babylonian CaptivityBook of Nehemiah - an Old Testament book telling how a Jewish official at the court of Artaxerxes I in 444 BC became a leader in rebuilding Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings - the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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Since women were prophetesses (Miriam, Hildah, Noadiah), preachers and leaders (Deborah-Judges 4 and 5; Miriam-Micah 6:4) in the Old Testament, certainly the New Testament offers greater opportunities for them to participate in these areas as members of the body of Christ in which there is neither male nor female but one body (Gal 3:28).
After quickly filling the board with names, we do a few groupings: early or late, books in the prophets' own names or not, male or female (they will know Deborah & Miriam if not HuIda and Noadiah), canonical groupings (this allows me to introduce the big three versus the little twelve), and if the group is very biblically literate, we may even engage issues such as: pro-monarchic vs.
Five women are specifically mentioned as prophets in the Old Testament: Miriam, Deborah, Huldah, the unnamed woman with whom Isaiah fathers a child, and Noadiah, and all are given detailed study in this book.