Rational mothers and infidel gentlemen: gender and American Atheism, 1865-1915

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Syracuse University Press, 2000 - Religion - 198 pages
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Evelyn Kirkley maintains that "freethinkers" accepted, rejected, and synthesized late Victorian gender norms, struggling both to achieve social and political respect and remain faithful to their principles.

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THE GOSPEL OF FAITH IN MAN
25
LIKE CHICKENS AROUND A DOUGHDISH
39
AS FERTILE OF NOTHING ELSE
51
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Kirkley is assistant professor of theology and religious studies at the University of San Diego.