1st Edition

Women and Religion in Old and New Worlds

Edited By Debra Meyers, Susan Dinan Copyright 2001
    256 Pages
    by Routledge

    240 Pages
    by Routledge

    This innovative collection brings together essays on women's religious experiences in both Europe and the Americas during the colonial era.

    Acknowledgements, Introduction, Spain and The New World, Redefining Expectations: Women and the Church in Early Modern Spain, Allyson M. Poska and Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt, 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, Susan E. Dinan, Women at the Centers, Men at the Margins: The Wilderness Mission of the Secular Sisters of Early Montreal Reconsidered, William Henry Foster III, The Netherlands and The New World, Women in and out of the Public Church, Marybeth Carlson, Recovering the Religious History of Dutch Reformed Women in Colonial New York, Joyce D. Goodfriend, 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, Sylvia Brown, Gender and Religion in England's Catholic Province, Debra Meyers, Contributors, Index,


    Debra Meyersis an assistant professor of history at Ohio State University.Susan Dinan is an assistant professor of history at C.W. Post campus of Long Island University.