Encyclopedia of American Women and Religion

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ABC-CLIO, 1998 - Religion - 466 pages
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More than 300 entries cover American religious denominations (and women's roles within them); women's religious-based organizations, such as sisterhoods, deaconess orders, charitable associations, missionary groups, and reform-oriented groups; intriguing individuals, such as Anne Hutchinson, Mary Ba

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Historian Benowitz has defined religion broadly, including not just well-established denominations but also "groups that some might consider quasi-religious, such as witches and ecofeminists." Each ... Read full review

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Benowitz is a historian specializing in the role of women in the United States and is an adjunct history instructor at Keiser College

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