Female Piety in Puritan New England : The Emergence of Religious Humanism
This treatise documents the claim that, for Puritan men and women alike, the ideals of selfhood were conveyed by female images. It argues that these images taught self-control, shaped pious ideals and established the standards against which the moral character of real women was measured.
- Electronic book text
- 01 Dec 1992
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom