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A mighty baptism :

race, gender, and the creation of American Protestantism /

edited by Susan Juster and Lisa MacFarlane.

Other Authors: Juster, Susan., MacFarlane, Lisa.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1996
Subjects: Protestant churches > United States > History.
Sex role > Religious aspects > Christianity > History.
African-Americans. > Religion.
United States > Church history.
United States > Race relations.
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Table of Contents:
  • "Sperit in de body" /Susan Juster and Lisa MacFarlane
  • To slay the beast : Visionary women in the early republic /Susan Juster
  • "Ethiopia shall stretch forth her hands unto God": Laura Kofey and the gendered vision of redemption in the Garvey Movement /Barbara Bair
  • Resurrecting man : Desire and "The damnation of Theron Ware" /Lisa MacFarlane
  • Ministerial misdeeds : Onderdonk trial and sexual harassment in the 1840s /Patricia Cline Cohen
  • "Women have had charge of the church work long enough": Men and the Religion Forward Movement of 1911-1912 and the masculinization of middle-class Protestantism /Gail Bederman
  • "Theirs the sweetest songs" : Women hymn writers in the nineteenth-century United States /Mary De Jong
  • Uses of the supernatural : Toward a history of Black women's magical practices /Yvonne Chireau
  • "It's a spirit in me" : Spiritual power and the healing work of African American women in slavery /Sharla Fett
  • Reading, writing, and the race of mother figures: Shakers Rebecca Cox Jackson and Alonzo Giles Hollister /Etta Madden
  • "When we were no people, then we were a people": Evangelical language and the Free Blacks of Philadelphia in the early republic /Stephen Hum
  • Governing spirit : African American writers in the antebellum city on a hill /John Ernest

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