Strangers and Pilgrims: Female Preaching in America, 1740-1845 / Edition 1

Strangers and Pilgrims: Female Preaching in America, 1740-1845 / Edition 1

by Catherine A. Brekus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807847453

ISBN-13: 9780807847459

Pub. Date: 12/07/1998

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

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Strangers and Pilgrims: Female Preaching in America, 1740-1845

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807847459
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
12/07/1998
Series:
Gender and American Culture Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction. Recovering the History of Female Preaching in America
Part 1. There Is Neither Male nor Female
Chapter 1. Caught Up in God: Female Evangelism in the Eighteenth-Century Revivals
Chapter 2. Women in the Wilderness: Female Religious Leadership in the Age of Revolution
Part 2. Sisters in Christ, Mothers in Israel
Chapter 3. Female Laborers in the Harvest: Female Preaching in the Early Nineteenth Century
Chapter 4. The Last Shall Be First: Conversion and the Call to Preach
Chapter 5. Lift Up Thy Voice Like a Trumpet: Evangelical Women in the Pulpit
Chapter 6. God and Mammon: Female Peddlers of the Word
Part 3. Let Your Women Keep Silence
Chapter 7. Suffer Not a Woman to Teach: The Battle over Female Preaching
Chapter 8. Your Sons and Daughters Shall Prophesy: Female Preaching in the Millerite Movement
Epilogue. Write the Vision
Appendix. Female Preachers and Exhorters in America, 1740-1845
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgment
Index

Illustrations
The Capitol, Washington, D.C.
Harriet Livermore (1827)
Jonathan Edwards's notes on the Bathsheba Kingsley case (1743)
Philip Dawes, A Society of Patriotic Ladies (1775)
Portrait of Jemima Wilkinson by John L. D. Mathies (1816)
Methodist church in Unity, New Hampshire (1823)
A Methodist camp meeting held in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
Title page of Elleanor Warner Knight, A Narrative of the Christian Experience, Life and Adventures, Trials and Labours of Elleanor Knight, Written by Herself (1839)
Salome Lincoln
Abigail Roberts
Sarah Righter Major
Nancy Towle
Rebecca Miller's article on the "Duty of Females" (1841)
Laura Smith Haviland
An advertisement for Harriet Livermore's books (1832)
Jarena Lee
Sojourner Truth (1864)
A Methodist camp meeting (1820)
St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church, New York City (1859)
Lydia Sexton
A Millerite chart (1843)
The Millerites' Great Tent (1844)
Martha Spence Heywood

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