Piety and Power: Gender and Religious Culture in the American Colonies, 1630-1700

Piety and Power: Gender and Religious Culture in the American Colonies, 1630-1700

By: Leslie J. Lindenauer (author)Hardback

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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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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.

Contents

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

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/07/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780415933926
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 210
  • ID: 9780415933926
  • weight: 472
  • ISBN10: 0415933927

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