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Labour, love and prayer : female piety in Ulster religious literature, 1850-1914

Author: Andrea Ebel Brożyna; Queen's University of Belfast. Institute of Irish Studies.
Publisher: Belfast [Ireland] : Institute of Irish Studies, Queen's University of Belfast ; Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1999.
Series: McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"By examining the central role played by Protestant and Catholic women in establishing the religious faith of their children and, by extension, the future of their respective communities, Labour, Love, and Prayer explores the construction of female stereotypes during a period of mounting religious tension in Ireland. Andrea Ebel Brozyna compares ideas of faith and family in both cultures, highlighting the remarkable  Read more...
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Brożyna, Andrea Ebel, 1965-
Labour, love, and prayer.
Belfast : Institute of Irish Studies, Queen's University of Belfast ; Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1999
(DLC) 99492149
(OCoLC)39868626
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Ebel Brożyna; Queen's University of Belfast. Institute of Irish Studies.
ISBN: 9780773567351 0773567356
OCLC Number: 243600668
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 291 pages).
Contents: Introduction : setting the scene --
"The right to labour, love, and pray" : the cult of domesticity in Ulster religious literature --
The Virgin Mary : model of Christian female spirituality --
Women of the Bible and early church : mortal sinners and model saints --
"A future of blessing and service" : the moral education of Ulster girls --
"The wind in women's wings" : defining roles for women in Ulster protestant churches --
"The cursed cup hath cast her down" : images of women in Ulster temperance literature --
"She hath done what she could" : the gendered construction of female piety in Ulster protestant women's missionary literature --
Conclusion.
Series Title: McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion.
Responsibility: Andrea Ebel Brożyna.
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Labour, Love, and Prayer explores the construction of female stereotypes during a period of mounting religious tension in Ireland by examining the central role played by Protestant and Catholic women  Read more...

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"Labour, Love, and Prayer is a very interesting work that breaks entirely new ground in the history of Irish women." Marianne Elliott, Department of History, University of Liverpool

 
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