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Deep Roots: Defining the Sacred Through the Voices of Pentecostal Women Preachers
     

Deep Roots: Defining the Sacred Through the Voices of Pentecostal Women Preachers

by Kristen Dayle Welch
 
How do we define the sacred? Looking for answers, Dr. Kristen Welch interviewed several Pentecostal women preachers in Lake City, South Carolina in the summer of 2010: Rev. Jewelle Stewart, Rev. Rita Wrenn, Rev. Ruth Powell (now deceased), Rev. Dorothy Cox, Rev. Betty Sue Walling, and Rev. Leona Coker. Also included is an interview with Revs. John and Louise

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How do we define the sacred? Looking for answers, Dr. Kristen Welch interviewed several Pentecostal women preachers in Lake City, South Carolina in the summer of 2010: Rev. Jewelle Stewart, Rev. Rita Wrenn, Rev. Ruth Powell (now deceased), Rev. Dorothy Cox, Rev. Betty Sue Walling, and Rev. Leona Coker. Also included is an interview with Revs. John and Louise Mayhue and their son Alan, and a transcript of Lennie Cordie Rex's story of her baptism in the Holy Spirit. Drawing upon these interviews, Dr. Welch explores the role of the sacred through the testimonies of these women. A chapter on legacy points the way toward the future for women of the IPHC (International Pentecostal Holiness Church). The books ends with a full transcript of each interview.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781490315690
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
12/30/2013
Pages:
138
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Kristen Welch earned a doctorate in Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English at the University of Arizona in 2007. She has been teaching at the college level for the past fourteen years. Her first book was published in 2010 with the Center for Pentecostal Theology. It is titled: "Women with the Good News": The Rhetorical Heritage of Pentecostal Holiness Women Preachers. Her next book, co-authored with Dr. Abraham Ruelas, will be published by Wipf and Stock in 2014. It is titled: The Female Seminary on the Road to Social Justice for Women.

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