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The Religious World of Antislavery Women; Spirituality in the Lives of Five Abolitionist Lecturers

by Speicher, Anna M.
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Issue: Summer 2000
ISBN: 0815628501

Pushing the boundaries of sexual propriety and of Christian orthodoxy, the female abolitionists studied by Anna M. Speicher challenged prevailing conventions. Speicher looks at the women's perceptions of how religion affected their social activism.

review of The Religious World of Antislavery Women; Spirituality in the Lives of Five Abolitionist Lecturers, by Speicher, Anna M., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2000).