The Christian Home in Victorian America, 1840-1900

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Indiana University Press, 1986 - Religion - 193 pages
..". wonderfully imaginative and provocative in its interdisciplinary approach to the study of nineteenth-century American religion and women's role within it."A -- Choice ..". an important addition to the fields of religious studies, women's history, and American cultural history." -- Journal of the American Academy of Religion ..". a complete and complex portrait of the Christian home." -- The Journal of American History

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Contents

Domestic Architecture and the Protestant Spirit
20
Catholic Domesticity
52
Rituals of the Hearth
77
The Paternal Model
108
The Maternal Model
127
Conclusion
150
Bibliography
178
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About the author (1986)

Colleen McDannell is Sterling McMurrin Chair of Religious Studies and associate professor of history at the University of Utah.

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