Leslie Lindenauer is a scholar of early American women's history and a public historian with over 20 years of academic and professional experience in college and museum education. Currently a member of the women's studies faculty at Hartford College for Women of the University of Hartford, Dr. Lindenauer is also the Executive Director of the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame, a non-profit educational organization that provides resources in women's history and culture.
Dedication Page Acknowledgments Introduction: Gender and Protestantism in Early America PART I. Faith and Self: Gender and the Protestant Self-Image Chapter 1. The Establishment of Protestantism in Early America Chapter 2. Gender and Private Prayer PART II. Prayer and Home: Piety and Power in the Protestant Family Chapter 3. Piety and the Marriage Bond Chapter 4. Piety, Power and the Family: Mother and Child PART III. Church: Gender and Public Worship Chapter 5. Sabbath and Sacrament Chapter 6. 'A Priesthood of All Believers' PART IV. Civic Life and Community: Religious Culture in the Public Sphere Chapter 7. Gender, Religion and the Public Voice Epilogue. Gender and the Soldiers of Christ