Women and Religion in Old and New Worlds

Women and Religion in Old and New Worlds

by Debra Meyers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415930359

ISBN-13: 9780415930352

Pub. Date: 07/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This innovative collection brings together essays on women's religious experiences in both Europe and the Americas during the colonial era.  See more details below

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This innovative collection brings together essays on women's religious experiences in both Europe and the Americas during the colonial era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415930352
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Spain and the New World
Redefining Expectations: Women and the Church in Early Modern Spain21
Nuns, Kurakas, and Credit: The Spiritual Economy of Seventeenth-Century Cuzco43
France and the New World
Spheres of Female Religious Expression in Early Modern France71
Women at the Centers, Men at the Margins: The Wilderness Mission of the Secular Sisters of Early Montreal Reconsidered93
The Netherlands and the New World
Women in and out of the Public Church in the Dutch Republic115
Recovering the Religious History of Dutch Reformed Women in Colonial New York135
England and the New World
Anglicans, Catholics, and Nonconformists after the Restoration, 1660-1720157
The Eloquence of the Word and the Spirit: The Place of Puritan Women's Writing in Old and New England187
Gender and Religion in England's Catholic Province213
Contributors231
Index233

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