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Author Haywood, Chanta M., 1968-

Title Prophesying daughters [electronic resource] : Black women preachers and the Word, 1823-1913 / Chanta M. Haywood.

Imprint Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiii, 144 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 123-137) and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject African American women clergy -- History -- 19th century.
African American women clergy -- History -- 20th century.
Prophecy -- Christianity -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0826214673 (alk. paper)

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