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Title:
Prophesying daughters : Black women preachers and the Word, 1823-1913
Author:
Haywood, Chanta M., 1968-
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Publication Information:
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xiii, 144 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The prophesying daughters : biographical and historical background -- The act of prophesying : nineteenth-century Black women preachers and Black literary history -- Prophetic change : Jarena Lee's and Julia Foote's uses of conversion rhetoric in the context of reader distrust -- Prophetic journeying : the trope of travel in Black women preachers' narratives -- Prophetic reading : Black women preachers and biblical interpretation -- Prophetic works : prophesying daughters and social activism--the case of Frances Joseph Gaudet -- Can I get a witness? : the implications of prophesying for African American literary studies.
ISBN:
9780826214676
Format :
Book

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