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The religious history of American women : reimagining the past

Author: Catherine A Brekus
Publisher: Chapel Hill [N.C.] : University of North Carolina Press, ©2007.
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More than a generation after the rise of women's history alongside the feminist movement, it is still difficult, observes the author of this book, to locate women in histories of American religion. In this collection, contributors explore how considering the religious history of American women can transform our dominant historical narratives. Covering a variety of topics the book enhances our understanding of both  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Religious history of American women.
Chapel Hill [N.C.] : University of North Carolina Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006102058
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine A Brekus
OCLC Number: 748933292
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 8 août 2011).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
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Contents: Puritan women, spiritual power, and the question of sexuality / Marilyn J. Westerkamp --
Revelation, witchcraft, and the danger of knowing God's secrets / Elizabeth Reis --
Hail Mary down by the riverside: black and white Catholic women in early America / Emily Clark --
Sarah Osborn's enlightenment: reimagining Eighteenth-Century intellectual history / Catherine A. Brekus --
Beyond the meetinghouse: women and Protestant spirituality in early America / Janet Moore Lindman --
Unrespectable saints: women of the church of God in Christ / Anthea D. Butler --
Women's popular literature as theological discourse: a Mormon case study, 1880-1920 / Susanna Morrill --
The "new woman" at the "university": gender and American Catholic identity in the Progressive Era / Kathleen Sprows Cummings --
Faith, Feminism and history / Ann Braude --
"Are you the white sisters or the black sisters?": women confounding categories of race and gender / Amy Koehlinger --
Engendering dissent: women and American Judaism / Pamela S. Nadell --
Little slices of Heaven and Mary's candy kisses: Mexican American women redefining Feminism and Catholicism / Kristy Nabhan-Warren.
Other Titles: Reimagining the past
Responsibility: edited by Catherine A. Brekus.

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Presenting a collection of twelve essays, this work explores how considering the religious history of American women can transform our dominant historical narratives. It covers a variety of topics -  Read more...

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