The Christian home in Victorian America, 1840-1900

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Indiana University Press, 1994 - Family & Relationships - 193 pages

"... wonderfully imaginative and provocative in its interdisciplinary approach to the study of nineteenth-century American religion and women's role within it."  -- 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
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About the author (1994)

COLLEEN MCDANNELL is Associate Professor of History and Sterling M. McMurrin Chair in Religious Studies at the University of Utah and co-author (with Bernhard Lang) of Heaven: A History.

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