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Women's Leadership in Marginal Religions EXPLORATIONS OUTSIDE THE MAINSTREAM by Catherine Wessinger

Women's Leadership in Marginal Religions EXPLORATIONS OUTSIDE THE MAINSTREAM


Women's Leadership in Marginal Religions EXPLORATIONS OUTSIDE THE MAINSTREAM by Catherine Wessinger

Historians, folklorists, and theologians explore what factors support women's religious leadership


Shows that 'marginal
religions emphasizing spiritual inspiration have been empowering vehicles through which many American women have expressed their authority and desire for equality.

-- Amanda Porterfield, author of Female Piety in Puritan New England: The Emergence of Religious Humanism

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Publication date

30th June 1993


Catherine Wessinger

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University of Illinois Press


256 pages


Religion: general



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