The New Single Woman

Author by : Ellen Kay Trimberger
Languange : en
Publisher by : Beacon Press
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Description : Filled with fascinating personal accounts of single women living in the U.S., this exploration of a growing trend finds many unmarried women over the age of thirty-five living fulfilled, happy lives.


The New Other Woman

Author by : Laurel Richardson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Description : The author analyzes the reasons why a wide range of women become involved in long-term relationships with married men and assesses what this growing trend means for all women and for relationships in general


The New Single Woman Contextualising Individual Choice

Author by : Janet Macvarish
Languange : en
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The New Single Woman

Author by : Barbara Schoichet
Languange : en
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Description : Through conversations with single women across the country, Barbara Schoichet reveals the emotional roller-coaster ride that single women face in today's world.


Single Woman

Author by : Tara Patel
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Description : A Debut Collection Of Witty, Sparkling And Significant Poems By A Poet Of Rare Distinction.


All The Single Ladies

Author by : Rebecca Traister
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Description : * NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2016 SELECTION * BEST BOOKS OF 2016 SELECTION BY THE BOSTON GLOBE * ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY * NPR * CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY * The New York Times bestselling investigation into the sexual, economic, and emotional lives of women is “an informative and thought-provoking book for anyone—not just the single ladies—who want to gain a greater understanding of this pivotal moment in the history of the United States” (The New York Times Book Review). In 2009, award-winning journalist Rebecca Traister started All the Single Ladies about the twenty-first century phenomenon of the American single woman. It was the year the proportion of American women who were married dropped below fifty percent; and the median age of first marriages, which had remained between twenty and twenty-two years old for nearly a century (1890–1980), had risen dramatically to twenty-seven. But over the course of her vast research and more than a hundred interviews with academics and social scientists and prominent single women, Traister discovered a startling truth: the phenomenon of the single woman in America is not a new one. And historically, when women were given options beyond early heterosexual marriage, the results were massive social change—temperance, abolition, secondary education, and more. Today, only twenty percent of Americans are married by age twenty-nine, compared to nearly sixty percent in 1960. “An informative and thought-provoking book for anyone—not just single ladies” (The New York Times Book Review), All the Single Ladies is a remarkable portrait of contemporary American life and how we got here, through the lens of the unmarried American woman. Covering class, race, sexual orientation, and filled with vivid anecdotes from fascinating contemporary and historical figures, “we’re better off reading Rebecca Traister on women, politics, and America than pretty much anyone else” (The Boston Globe).


The Trouble With Single Women

Author by : Yvonne Roberts
Languange : en
Publisher by : Pan Macmillan
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Description : Fiona Travers, single and in her thirties, has a talent for choosing Mr Wrong. One disappointment too many, and she decides to abandon the hunt. Old Maids RIP, the new spinster thrives. Aren't the days long gone when you hooked a husband to acquire a life? What can a man give Fiona that she can't give herself? She voluntarily places herself on the shelf - for good. But there's nothing more unsettling to the miserably married than a woman who trades in happy-ever-after for the chance of a new beginning. Take Jill. She's convinced that Fiona's announcement is just another ploy to help herself to a husband - Jill's. At the same time Claire, Fiona's best friend, has grown weary of coping alone. Secretly, she's arranged a marriage for herself. It ain't love, but when you're hurtling towards middle age, childfree and spouse-less, companionship is good enough . . . Or is it? Yvonne Roberts' wise and witty novel wickedly proposes that the trouble with single women today - is that no one can quite predict what they might do next . . . While the trouble with love - is that it still holds all the best tricks.


Promises From God For Single Women

Author by : T. D. Jakes
Languange : en
Publisher by : Penguin
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Description : In the inspiring tradition of The Lady, Her Lover, and Her Lord, Bishop T. D. Jakes delivers a compassionate collection of scriptural verse and empowering wisdom for all women still looking for love, searching for their own divine worth—and longing for a connection with the Lord. If you’re a single woman, chances are you have concerns about your life and where it’s headed. You may be struggling with loneliness, wondering if you will ever find Mr. Right. Or if you are in a relationship, you may be dealing with issues of commitment, fidelity, sexuality, and intimacy. Now, with inspirational and specifically chosen Bible verses and passages, as well as his own personal understanding and insight, Bishop Jakes guides you through the joys, and sometimes overwhelming hardships, of being single—touching on love, sex, forgiveness, temptation, and other topics that affect your life—all the way directing you toward a stronger relationship with God. Promises from God for Single Women is a vital handbook for navigating the complex path of being a single woman in today’s world.


Women In The New Testament

Author by : Mary Ann Getty-Sullivan
Languange : en
Publisher by : Liturgical Press
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Description : Much of the history of women, in religion as in other fields, is lost because it was overlooked or considered unimportant. It is therefore surprising that so many fragments of women's stories survive in the New Testament texts composed by men. Why did they include so many references to women and why are women, as a group, treated so positively by the male New Testament writers? Women in the New Testament shows how the stories of women are an integral part of the Gospel and its meaning for us. It also relays how we can respond to the challenge these women represent, whether we are men trying to understand or women trying to find our voices within the tradition of faith found in the New Testament. Chapter one discusses three women of expectant faith. Chapters two and three deal with women who are changed by Jesus. Chapter four focuses on New Testament women of influence. Chapters five and six show how women disciples spread and gave shape to the gospel message. Chapters are Women of Expectant Faith," *Women Changed by Jesus, - *More Women Changed by Jesus, - *Women of Prominence, - *Women and Discipleship, - and *More Women and Discipleship. - Mary Ann Getty-Sullivan, PhD, teaches at St. Vincent College and St. Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, Pennsylvania. She is the author of First and Second Corinthians from the Collegeville Bible Commentary series, author of the God Speaks to Us series of children's books, and editor of the Zacchaeus Studies: New Testament series published by The Liturgical Press. "


Religious Experience And The New Woman

Author by : Joanna Dean
Languange : en
Publisher by : Indiana University Press
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Description : In Religious Experience and the New Woman, Joanna Dean traces the development of liberal spirituality in the early 20th century through the life and work of Lily Dougall (1858--1923), a New Woman novelist who became known as a religious essayist and Anglican modernist. Dean examines the connections between Dougall's marginal position as a woman intellectual and her experiential, combatively iconoclastic theology, and demonstrates that through her writing and mentoring, Dougall contributed to the shaping of modern spirituality. Lily Dougall described religious experience -- the sense of the presence of God -- as the "rock" of her theology. Dean observes the protean nature of this rock as Dougall moved from a submissive holiness faith, to a mystical Mauricean sense of the Kingdom of God, to the relational theology of personal idealism, and reveals how psychology, which appeared to provide scientific support for her religious beliefs, eventually threatened to undermine her experiential faith.