The Christian Home in Victorian America, 1840-1900

The Christian Home in Victorian America, 1840-1900

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... wonderfully imaginative and provocative in its interdisciplinary approach to the study of nineteenth-century American religion and women's role within it."-Choice... an important addition to the fields of religious studies, women's history, and American cultural history." -Journal of the American Academy of Religion... a complete and complex portrait of the Christian home." -The Journal of American Historyshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 157.2 x 236.7 x 16.5mm | 432.95g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0253208823
  • 9780253208828
  • 2,018,994

About Colleen McDannell

COLLEEN MCDANNELL is Associate Professor of History and Sterling M. McMurrin Chair in Religious Studies at the University of Utah and co-author (with Bernhard Lang) of Heaven: A History.show more

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"... wonderfully imaginative and provocative in its interdisciplinary approach to the study of nineteenth-century American religion and women's role within it." Choice " ... an important addition to the fields of religious studies, women's history, and American cultural history." Journal of the American Academy of Religion " ... a complete and complex portrait of the Christian home." The Journal of American Historyshow more

Table of contents

Foreword by Catherine L. Albanese and Stephen J. SteinPreface1. Church, Home, and Society2. Domestic Architecture and the Protestant3. Catholic Domesticity4. Rituals of the Hearth5. Leaders at the Domestic Altar: The Paternal Model6. Leaders at the Domestic Altar: The Maternal ModelConclusionNotesBibliographyIndexshow more

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