Piety and Power

Piety and Power : Gender and Religious Culture in the American Colonies, 1630-1700

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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 210 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11.43mm | 505g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138873403
  • 9781138873407

About Leslie J. Lindenauer

Leslie Lindenauer is a scholar of early American women's history and a public historian with over 20 years of academic and professional experience in college and museum education. Currently a member of the women's studies faculty at Hartford College for Women of the University of Hartford, Dr. Lindenauer is also the Executive Director of the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame, a non-profit educational organization that provides resources in women's history and culture.show more

Table of contents

Dedication Page Acknowledgments Introduction: Gender and Protestantism in Early America PART I. Faith and Self: Gender and the Protestant Self-Image Chapter 1. The Establishment of Protestantism in Early America Chapter 2. Gender and Private Prayer PART II. Prayer and Home: Piety and Power in the Protestant Family Chapter 3. Piety and the Marriage Bond Chapter 4. Piety, Power and the Family: Mother and Child PART III. Church: Gender and Public Worship Chapter 5. Sabbath and Sacrament Chapter 6. "A Priesthood of All Believers" PART IV. Civic Life and Community: Religious Culture in the Public Sphere Chapter 7. Gender, Religion and the Public Voice Epilogue: Gender and the Soldiers of Christshow more