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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

Synopsis

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

Reviews

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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Book Info

Publication date

30th June 1993

Author

Catherine Wessinger

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Publisher

University of Illinois Press

Format

Paperback
256 pages

Categories

Religion: general

ISBN

9780252063329

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