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Women preachers and prophets through two millennia of Christianity [electronic resource] / edited by Beverly Mayne Kienzle and Pamela J. Walker.

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  • ISBN: 0585055017 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: xxii, 362 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1998.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prophetic power and women's authority -- The early Christian Orans -- Maria Magdalena -- The prostitute-preacher -- The voice of the good women -- The right of women to give religious instruction in the thirteenth century -- Prophecy and song -- Proclaiming sanctity through proscribed acts -- Women's sermons at the end of the Middle Ages -- Feminine exemplars for reform -- Preaching or teaching? -- A voice for themselves -- In a female voice -- Spirituality and/as ideology in Black women's literature -- A chaste and fervid eloquence -- Prophetess of the spirits -- Transforming the pulpit.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 1999. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
Subject: Women clergy > History.
Women evangelists > History.
Sex role > Religious aspects > Christianity > History.
Women in Christianity > History

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