Wisdom from the Witch of Endor: Four Rules for Living (Paperback)

Wisdom from the Witch of Endor: Four Rules for Living By Tikva Frymer-Kensky, Adele Reinhartz (Foreword by) Cover Image
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Four simple rules, amazing results--how wisdom from an overlooked biblical hero can change your life

Tikva Frymer-Kensky shows readers how a seemingly minor story in the first book of Samuel can teach them key lessons to dramatically improve their lives. Saul, abandoned by God, approaches a medium in the village of Endor to call up the spirit of Samuel. Though Saul had outlawed her craft, she helped him when he promised her safety. And after Samuel prophesied Saul's death, she showed the shaken king hospitality.

Determination. Excellence. Caution. Benevolence. Four qualities of the "witch" of Endor will bring you success, even when the whole world stands against you. Are you ready to follow your dreams? To succeed when others tell you to give up? Embrace the wisdom of a little-known hero from the Bible--and see how it leads you to the life you were meant to live.

About the Author


Tikva Frymer-Kensky (1943-2006) was professor of Hebrew Bible and history of Judaism at the University of Chicago Divinity School. A pioneer in the study of Scripture, she authored Reading the Women of the Bible, In the Wake of the Goddesses, and Motherprayer: The Pregnant Woman's Spiritual Companion, among other books.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780802883537
ISBN-10: 0802883532
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publication Date: January 30th, 2024
Pages: 96
Language: English