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Sisters and saints : women and American religion

Author: Ann Braude
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Religion in American life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ann Braude examines the central role of women in American religious history, focusing on their efforts to achieve greater recognition and equal rights, their recent admission to religious leadership, and the emergence of feminist theology in the late 20th century. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Braude
ISBN: 9780195333091 0195333098
OCLC Number: 153773073
Notes: "First published in hardcover as Women and American religion (2000)"--Title page verso.
Description: 136 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction: "Women are the backbone of the church" --
Planting religious households --
When the Spirit moves women --
Mothers and daughters maintain the home --
Organized womanhood --
Old faiths in new times.
Series Title: Religion in American life.
Responsibility: Ann Braude.
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Abstract:

Ann Braude examines the central role of women in American religious history, focusing on their efforts to achieve greater recognition and equal rights, their recent admission to religious leadership, and the emergence of feminist theology in the late 20th century. --from publisher description.

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