Thursday, May 14, 2009


That the Women of the Bible are a common subject in art history is demonstrated by a number of books, of which I want to present some here. Maybe somebody is interested and wanted to know more.

Great women of the Bible in art and literature

Dorothee Sölle, Joe H. Kirchberger, Anne-Marie Schnieper, Herbert Haag

The book provides a lot of information about 15 biblical characters like Lilith, Judith, Esther, Ruth, Sarah and more. It shows the influence of
this stories on literature and art. With more than 200 images it's richly illustrated.

Fortress Press, 2006
ISBN 0800635574, 9780800635572
160 pages

Women of the Bible: With Paintings from the Great Art Museums of the World

Carole Armstrong

This book is more focused on art. So you find the most important paintings related to women of the Bible.

There are some really cheap offers from Amazon.

Simon & Schuster, 1998
ISBN-10 0689817282, 978-0689817281
45 pages

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