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Women and Religion in Old and New Worlds - Debra Meyers

Women and Religion in Old and New Worlds

By: Debra Meyers (Editor), Susan Dinan (Editor)

Paperback Published: 27th July 2001
ISBN: 9780415930352
Number Of Pages: 240

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Women and Religion in Old and New Worldsexamines an increasingly popular and dynamic topic of women and religion in the early modern period. This innovative collection of essays is a comparative study of women's religious experiences of four European countries--France, Spain, England, and The Netherlands--and their reach to their respective colonies--Quebec, Peru, New Netherlands (New York), and New England. This important book brilliantly illustrate the Atlantic World perspective on how gender and religion are related to one another. Women and Religion the Old and New Worldsis a welcome addition to the history of gender and organized religion.

Acknowledgements
Introduction Spain and The New World
Redefining Expectations: Women and the Church in Early Modern Spain
Nuns, Kurakas, and Credit: The Spiritual Economy of Seventeenth-Century Cuzco, Kathryn Burns France and the New World
Spheres of Female Religious Expression in Early Modern France
Women at the Centers, Men at the Margins: The Wilderness Mission of the Secular Sisters of Early Montreal Reconsidered
The Netherlands and The New World
Women in and out of the Public Church
Recovering the Religious History of Dutch Reformed Women in Colonial New York
England and The New World
Anglicans, Catholics, and Nonconformists after the Restoration, 1660-1720, Patricia Crawford
The Eloquence of the Word and the Spirit: The Place of Puritan Women's Writing in Old and New England
Gender and Religion in England's Catholic Province
Contributors
Index
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ISBN: 9780415930352
ISBN-10: 0415930359
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 27th July 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.06 x 15.39  x 1.83
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 1