Women_in_18th_through_20th_Century_Religions

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Unformatted text preview: Women in 18 through th 20 Century Religions th An Overview Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Shakerism ► Mother Anne Lee (1736­1784 CE) She was the founder of the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing (commonly known as the Shakers) It was the first religion in the North American colonies that was founded and led by a woman Major Works: ► “Shaker Eunice Goodrich Shares a Recollection of Mother Ann Lee, 1816” ► Anna White (1831­1910 CE) She was a Shaker Eldress and a reformer Major Works: ► “Shakerism: Its Meaning and Message” Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Holiness Revival ► Phoebe Worrall Palmer (1807­1875 CE) After a conversion to Methodism as a teenager, she eventually became a prominent figure in “Holiness Revivial” movement of the mid­19th century. Major Works: ►Guide to Holiness (journal) ►The Way to Holiness ►Pioneer Experiences ►Promise of the Father Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Seventh­Day Adventism ► Ellen Gould Harmon White (1827­1915 CE) She was the founder and prophetess of the Seventh­Day Adventist Church Major Works: ►Testimonies for the Church ►“White’s Vision of the Sabbath” Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Church of Christ, Scientist ► Mary Baker Eddy (1821­1910 CE) She was the founder of Christian Science Major Works: ►Science and Health ►Christian Science Journal, Christian Science Sentinel, and Christian Science Monitor (journals) ►Key to the Scriptures Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle African Methodist Episcopal Church ► Jarena Lee (1783­18?? CE) She was the first female preacher in the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) She was the first black woman to write and publish an autobiography in America Major Works: ►Religious Experience and Journal of Mrs. Jarena Lee, being an Account of Her Call to Preach the Gospel Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Black Baptist Church ► Virginia Broughton (185?­19?? CE) She became a leader in the Black Baptist Church Major Works: ►Women’s Work, as Gleaned from the Women of the Bible ►Twenty Years’ Experience of a Missionary Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Judaism ► Hannah Greenebaum Solomon (1858­1942 CE) She was the founder of the National Council of Jewish Women Major Works: ►Fabric of My Life: The Autobiography of Hannah G. Solomon Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Quakerism ► Lucretia Coffin Mott (1793­1880 CE) She was a Quaker minister who dedicated her life to the abolition of slavery, social justice, and the emancipation of women Major Works: ►Sermon Delivered at Cherry Street Meeting, Philadelphia, 4 November 1849 Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Feminist Theologians and Ethicists ► Rosemary Radfor Ruether (1936­) She is a Christian feminist theologian and spokesperson for Women­Church Major Works: ► Theological Reflection on Women­Church ► Ada Maria Isasi­Diaz (1943­) She is a Christian ethicist who focuses on mujerista theology Major Works: ► La Palabra de Dios Nosotras (The Word of God in Us) Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Feminist Theologians and Ethicists (continued) ► Carter Heyward (1946­) She is a lesbian, feminist, and an Episcopal priest (she was among the first eleven women to be ordained in the United States) Major Works: ► Touching Our Strength: The Erotic as Power and the Love of God ► Rita M. Gross She is a feminist scholar who focuses on Buddhism Major Works: ► Buddhism after Patriarchy: A Feminist History, Analysis, and Reconstruction of Buddhism Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Feminist Religious Scholars ► Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza (1938­) She is a feminist biblical scholar Major Works: ►How My Mind Has Changed ► Riffat Hassan She is a feminist Islamic scholar Major Works: ►Interview with Dr. Riffat Hassan Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Feminist Religious Scholars (continued) ► Savitri L. Bess She is a feminist Hindu scholar Major Works: ►The Path of the Mother ► Susannah Heschel She is a feminist Jewish scholar Major Works: ►On Being a Jewish Feminist: A Reader Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle ...
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