Let Her Speak for Herself: Nineteenth-Century Women Writing on Women in Genesis

Let Her Speak for Herself: Nineteenth-Century Women Writing on Women in Genesis

by Marion Ann Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 1932792538

ISBN-13: 9781932792539

Pub. Date: 09/28/2006

Publisher: Baylor University Press


The women of Genesis - Eve, Sarah, Hagar, Rebekah, Leah, and Rachel - intrigued and informed the lives of nineteenth-century women. These women read the biblical stories for themselves and looked for ways to expand, reinforce, or challenge the traditional understanding of women's lives. They communicated their readings of Genesis using diverse genres ranging from…  See more details below

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The women of Genesis - Eve, Sarah, Hagar, Rebekah, Leah, and Rachel - intrigued and informed the lives of nineteenth-century women. These women read the biblical stories for themselves and looked for ways to expand, reinforce, or challenge the traditional understanding of women's lives. They communicated their readings of Genesis using diverse genres ranging from poetry to commentary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932792539
Publisher:
Baylor University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Pages:
513
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents


Preface

Introduction

Part 1: Eve-The Mother of Us All

§1 Hannah Mather Crocker

Observations on the Real Rights of Women (1818)

§2 Lucy Barton

Bible Letters for Children (1832)

§3 Esther Hewlett Copley

Scripture History for Youth (1833) and Scripture Biography (1835)

§4 Favell Lee Mortimer

The Peep of Day (1833)

§5 Sarah Moore Grimké

Letters on the Equality of the Sexes, and the Condition of Woman (1838)

§6 Angelina Emily Grimké Weld

Letters to Catherine Beecher (1838)

§7 Catherine Hunt Putnam

The Gospel by Moses, in the Book of Genesis; or, the Old Testament Unveiled (1854)

§8 E. C. C. Baillie

The Protoplast (1853)

§9 Cecil Frances (Fanny)
Alexander "The Temptation" (1854)

§10 Sophia Goodrich Ashton

The Mothers of the Bible (1855)

§11 Christina Georgina Rossetti

"Eve" (1866) and "A Helpmeet for Him" (1888)

§12 Charlotte Maria Tucker (A.L.O.E.)

House Beautiful (1868)

§13 Sarah Town Martyn

Women of the Bible (1868)

§14 Elizabeth Rundle Charles

Sketches of the Women of Christendom (1880)

§15 Etty Woosnam

The Women of the Bible: Old Testament (1881)

§16 Ray Frank

"Women in the Synagogue" (1894)

§17 Henriette Greenebaum Frank

"Modern Jewish Women" (1894)

§18 Julia Wedgwood

The Message of Israel in the Light of Modern Criticism (1894)

§19 Lillie Devereux Blake

The Woman's Bible (1895)

§20 Elizabeth Baxter

The Women of the Word (1897)

Conclusion

Part 2: Sarah-The First Mother of Israel

§21 Sarah Trimmer

A Help to the Unlearned in the Study of the Holy Scriptures (1805)

§22 Frances Elizabeth King

Female Scripture Characters: Exemplifying Female Virtues (1813)

§23 Sarah Ewing Hall

Conversations on the Bible (1818)

§24 Grace Aguilar

The Women of Israel (1845)

§25 Rebekah Hyneman

"Sarah" (1846)

§26 Elizabeth Fries Ellet

Family Pictures from the Bible (1849)

§27 Catherine Hunt Putnam
The Gospel by Moses in the Book of Genesis (1854)

§28 Sophia Goodrich Ashton

The Mothers of the Bible (1855)

§29 Harriet Beecher Stowe

Women in Sacred History (1873)

§30 Etty Woosnam

The Women of the Bible: Old Testament (1881)

§31 Julia Wedgwood

The Message of Israel in the Light of Modern Criticism (1894)

§32 Clara Bewick Colby

The Woman's Bible (1895)

§33 Elizabeth Baxter

The Women in the Word (1897)

Conclusion

Part 3: Hagar-The Wanderer

§34 Sarah Trimmer

A Help to the Unlearned (1805)

§35 Sarah Hall

Conversations on the Bible (1818)

§36 Grace Aguilar

"The Wanderers" (1838)

§37 Penina Moise

"Genesis, Chap. XXI" (1842)

§38 Susan Warner

Walks from Eden (1866)

§39 Charlotte Maria Tucker (A.L.O.E.)

House Beautiful (1868)

§40 Sarah Town Martyn

Women of the Bible (1868)

§41 Harriet Beecher Stowe

Women in Sacred History (1873) and Footsteps of the Master (1877)

§42 Etty Woosnam

The Women of the Bible: Old Testament (1881)

§43 Mary Elizabeth Beck

Bible Readings on Bible Women (1892)

§44 Harriet Morton

From the Beginning or Stories from Genesis (1893)

§45 M. G.

Women like Ourselves (1893)

§46 Josephine Elizabeth Butler

The Lady of Shunem (1894)

§47 Sarah Elizabeth Turnock

The Women of the Bible (1898)

§48 Eloise Alberta Bibb

"The Expulsion of Hagar" (1895)

§49 Mary L. T. Witter

Angels (1900)

Conclusion

Part 4: Rebekah-Mother of Two Nations

§50 Frances Elizabeth King

Female Scripture Characters; Exemplifying Female Virtues (1813)

§51 Lady Morgan

Woman and Her Master (1840)

§52 Grace Aguilar

The Women of Israel (1845)

§53 Cecil Frances (Fanny) Alexander

"Isaac and Rebekah" (1854)

§54 Sarah Hale

Woman's Record (1855)

§55 Susan Warner Walks from Eden (1866)

§56 Etty Woosnam

The Women of the Bible: Old Testament (1881)

§57 Elizabeth Julia Hasell

Bible Partings (1883)

§58 Mary L. T. Witter

The Edomites (1888)

§59 Mary Elizabeth Beck

Bible Readings on Bible Women (1892)

§60 M.G.

Women Like Ourselves (1893)

§61 Ada Ruth Habershon

The Study of the Types (1898)

Conclusion

Part 5: Leah and Rachel-Founder of the House of Israel

§62 Adelaide O'Keeffe

Patriarchal Times (1811)

§63 Mary Cornwallis

Observations, Critical, Explanatory, and Practical on the Canonical Scriptures (1817)

§64 Sarah Hall

Conversations on the Bible (1818)

§65 Grace Aguilar

The Women of Israel (1845)

§66 Clara Lucas Balfour

The Women of Scripture (1847)

§67 Sarah Hale

Woman's Record (1855)

§68 Constance and Annie de Rothschild

The History and Literature of the Israelites (1870)

§69 Harriet Beecher Stowe

Women in Sacred History (1873)

§70 Leigh Norval

Women of the Bible (1889)

§71 M. G.

Women Like Ourselves (1893)

§72 Elizabeth Baxter

The Woman in the Word (1897)

§73 Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Clara Bewick Colby

The Woman's Bible (1895)

Conclusion

Part 6: Lot's Wife and Daughters, Dinah, Tamar, Potiphar's Wife-The Other Women of Genesis

Lot's Wife and Daughters

§74 Sarah Trimmer

A Help to the Unlearned in the Study of the Holy Scriptures (1805)

§75 Mary Cornwallis

Observations, Critical, Explanatory, and Practical on the Canonical Scriptures (1817)

§76 Sarah Ewing Hall

Conversations on the Bible (1818)

§77 Eliza Smith

The Battles of the Bible (1852)

§78 Sophia Goodrich Ashton

The Mothers of the Bible (1877)

§79 Charlotte Mary Yonge

Young Folks' Bible History (1880)

§80 Etty Woosnam

The Women of the Bible: Old Testament (1881)

§81 Mrs. Donaldson

Home Duties for Wives and Mothers, Illustrated by Women of Scripture (1882)

Dinah

§82 Sarah Trimmer

A Help to the Unlearned in the Study of the Holy Scriptures (1805)

§83 Mary Cornwallis

Observations, Critical, Explanatory, and Practical on the Canonical Scriptures (1817)

§84 Sarah Hale

Woman's Record (1855)

§85 M. G.

Women Like Ourselves (1893)

Tamar

§86 Sarah Trimmer

A Help to the Unlearned in the Study of Holy Scripture (1805)

§87 Mary Cornwallis

Observations, Critical, Explanatory, and Practical on the Canonical Scriptures (1817)

§88 Sarah Hale

Woman's Record (1855)

Potiphar's Wife

§89 Mary Cornwallis

Observations, Critical, Explanatory, and Practical on the Canonical Scriptures (1817)

§90 Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lillie Devereux Blake

The Woman's Bible (1895)

Conclusion

Conclusion

Bibliography

Subject Index

Scripture Index

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