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All of the Women of the Bible Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 10, Syro-Phoenician Woman Summary

Edith Deen
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Chapter 10, Syro-Phoenician Woman Summary and Analysis

This book opens with a woman who brought a particularly difficult case to Jesus and he appeared to dismiss it. There is some confusion because there is contradictory information which reveals that there has been a lie or an error somewhere. It is written that Jesus did heal a daughter who is called "be-deviled". This is the only case written of in which Jesus simply refuses to heal someone, at least initially, using the excuse that he only handles Jews or something along those lines. Edith Deen both informs readers that she takes her daughter to Jesus and sets her before him. Then, later on, the author explains that the woman did not bring her daughter to Jesus live and in person. This results in some confusion about what took place.

The next chapter focuses on Salome, Mother of James and...

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