Prophetic Sisterhood:Liberal Women Ministers of the Frontier, 1880-1930

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Prophetic Sisterhood is a powerful, usable history of women who broke through the boundaries of gender to enter the ordained ministry in the late 19th century.
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Overview

Prophetic Sisterhood is a powerful, usable history of women who broke through the boundaries of gender to enter the ordained ministry in the late 19th century.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595006816
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/19/2000
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 810,945
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction 1
Part 1 Liberty's Daughters
1 The Entering Wedge 13
2 Lengthening Cords and Strengthening Stakes 29
3 A Happy Company 41
4 Coming to the Front 50
Part 2 A Domestic Ministry
5 Tending Church Families 63
6 Special Friendships 74
7 The Pastor as Teacher 92
8 The Church Home 101
Part 3 Institutional Boundaries
9 East and West 119
10 The Economics of Power 129
11 Religious Divisions 137
12 Woman's Place in a "Manlier Ministry" 147
Part 4 Prophetic Ministries
13 Preaching Reform 159
14 Blessed Neighborliness 171
15 Ministering to Municipalities 189
16 Crusading for Suffrage 196
17 Keeping the Peace 212
Epilogue: Legacy 224
The Sisterhood's Biographies 235
Abbreviations 241
Notes 243
Bibliography 271
Index 285
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