The Religious History of American Women: Reimagining the Past / Edition 1

The Religious History of American Women: Reimagining the Past / Edition 1

by Catherine A. Brekus
     
 

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Religious History of American Women: Reimagining the Past

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807858004
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
04/23/2007
Edition description:
1
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
575,823
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Catherine A. Brekus is associate professor of the history of Christianity at the University of Chicago Divinity School and author of Strangers and Pilgrims: Female Preaching in America, 1740@-1845 (from the University of North Carolina Press).

Table of Contents


Introduction: Searching for Women in Narratives of American Religious History   Catherine A. Brekus     1
Puritan Women, Spiritual Power, and the Question of Sexuality   Marilyn J. Westerkamp     51
Revelation, Witchcraft, and the Danger of Knowing God's Secrets   Elizabeth Reis     73
Hail Mary Down by the Riverside: Black and White Catholic Women in Early America   Emily Clark     91
Sarah Osborn's Enlightenment: Reimagining Eighteenth-Century Intellectual History   Catherine A. Brekus     108
Beyond the Meetinghouse: Women and Protestant Spirituality in Early America   Janet Moore Lindman     142
Unrespectable Saints: Women of the Church of God in Christ   Anthea D. Butler     161
Women's Popular Literature as Theological Discourse: A Mormon Case Study, 1880-1920   Susanna Morrill     184
The "New Woman" at the "University": Gender and American Catholic Identity in the Progressive Era   Kathleen Sprows Cummings     206
Faith, Feminism, and History   Ann Braude     232
"Are You the White Sisters or the Black Sisters?": Women Confounding Categories of Race and Gender   Amy Koehlinger     253
Engendering Dissent: Women and American Judaism   Pamela S. Nadell     279
Little Slicesof Heaven and Mary's Candy Kisses: Mexican American Women Redefining Feminism and Catholicism   Kristy Nabhan-Warren     294
Acknowledgments     319
Selected Readings     321
Contributors     325
Index     327

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