Strangers & Pilgrims: Female Preaching in America, 1740-1845

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 1998 - Social Science - 466 pages
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Catherine Brekus tells the story of several generations of women - both white and African American - who struggled to forge an enduring tradition of female religious leadership in colonial and antebellum America. Piecing together evidence from a wide rang

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In this well-documented and readable history of a neglected group, Brekus (American religious history, Univ. of Chicago) examines the rise and decline of female preachers among Evangelical churches ... Read full review

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Catherine A. Brekus teaches American religious history at the University of Chicago.

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