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Jesus is female : Moravians and the challenge of radical religion in early America

Author: Aaron Spencer Fogleman
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2007.
Series: Early American studies.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jesus Is Female chronicles the religious violence that erupted in many German and Swedish communities in colonial America as colonists fought over whether to accept the Moravians, and suggests that  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Spencer Fogleman
ISBN: 081223992X 9780812239928 0812220269 9780812220261
OCLC Number: 74966535
Description: x, 330 p., 8 p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the challenge of radical religion --
I: Religion and gender --
Radical religion in a colonial context --
Gender and confessional order in the Protestant world --
II: The Moravian challenge --
The challenge to gender order --
The ecumenical challenge --
III: Religious violence and the defense of order --
The Orthodox response --
The confrontation in the middle colonies --
Religious violence erupts --
Conclusion: The limits of radical religion in America.
Series Title: Early American studies.
Responsibility: Aaron Spencer Fogleman.
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