The religious world of antislavery women spirituality in the lives of five abolitionist lecturers /

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Main Author: Speicher, Anna M.
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Format: Book Electronic
Published:New York : Syracuse University Press, 2000.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Women and gender in North American religions
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Main Author:Speicher, Anna M.

Speicher (American history, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago) examines the spiritual lives and convictions of radical abolitionist women of the 19th century who rejected the repressive features of the Christianity of their day. She explores the dimensions of their evolving faith, which was critical in shaping their decisions and actions, and highlights the leadership that these women exercised within the antislavery community.

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Physical Description:xii, 242 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-233) and index.
ISBN:0585284105 (electronic bk.) :