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Woman Alive, ISSN 0962-2152, is the original UK monthly woman’s

magazine specifically for Christian women. It covers all denominations and seeks to inspire, encourage and resource women in their faith, helping

them to grow in their relationship with God and providing practical help and a biblical perspective on the issues impacting their lives.

Founded as Christian Woman in 1982, Woman Alive is published by Christian Publishing & Outreach, Registered Charity 221462. Company limited by guarantee in England & Wales, No 588731. Vat no 860 219 341

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