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

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Indiana University Press, 1994 - Religion - 298 pages
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Interesting look at a fragile bloom in female Unitarian ministers in the west from about 1860-1905. Read full review

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Goes into how much more community-oriented female ministers were, rather than focusing on sermon-writing, which was vital in the white newly-born communities of the mid-west. Also goes into the ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Entering Wedge
13
Lengthening Cords and Strengthening Stakes
29
A Happy Company
41
Coming to the Front
50
part TWO A Domestic Ministry
61
Tending Church Families
63
Special Friendships
74
Religious Divisions
137
Womans Place in a Manlier Ministry
147
PART FOUR Prophetic Ministries
157
Preaching Reform
159
Blessed Neighborliness
171
Ministering to Municipalities
189
Crusading for Suffrage
196
Keeping the Peace
212

The Pastor as Teacher
92
The Church Home
101
PART THREE Institutional Boundaries
117
East and West
119
The Economics of Power
129
Legacy
224
The Sisterhoods Biographies
235
Bibliography
271
Index
285
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JSTOR: The Negro in Indiana Before 1900 a Study of Minority.
Her work The Negro in Indiana Before 1900: A Study of a Minority is described by John Hope Franklin on the back cover as "a classic. ...
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The Negro in Indiana before 1900: A Study of a Minority. Emma Lou Thornbrough. Indiana Historical Collections 37. Pioneering work traces the history of ...
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African Amercian, Genealogy,Blacks
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Carolyn Brady | Indianapolis and the Great Migration, 1900-1920
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Indiana Blacks in the Twentieth Century / Indiana University Press
Emma Lou Thornbrough (1913—1994), the acknowledged expert on Indiana black history, was author of The Negro in Indiana before 1900: A Study of a Minority ...
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