Engendering church : women, power, and the AME Church (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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Engendering church : women, power, and the AME Church

Author: Jualynne E Dodson
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Engendering Church explores the power, processes, and circumstances that brought about the new gender relations in the African Methodist Church -- one of the largest African American denominations in the United States. Jualynne Dodson tells the heroic stories of women like Sara Hatcher Duncan, who emerged from behind the scenes to confront the hiearchy of male clergy. Dodson's historical account of the church and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Sara J Duncan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jualynne E Dodson
ISBN: 0847693805 9780847693801 0847693813 9780847693818
OCLC Number: 46937526
Description: vii, 147 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Past is prologue --
Formation of a religious organization --
Building a critical mass --
Organizing for effectiveness --
Indispensable resources --
Using power: keeping church --
Gendered spaces: the intentionality of power --
A pinnacle of power to close the century: Sara Hatcher Duncan.
Other Titles: Women, power, and the AME Church
Women, power, and the African Methodist Episcopal Church
Responsibility: Jualynne E. Dodson.

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This work explores the power , processes, and circumstances that brought about the new gender relations in the African Methodist Church. Its account of the church and its many changes shows that  Read more...

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Provides a solid general introduction to the topic. . . . * Religious Studies Review * This book is highly recommended for advanced undergraduate courses in religion and women's studies and for Read more...

 
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