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 The Spirit of Christ: A Theological Reading of the Writings of Jarena Lee

J. Kameron Carter

in Race: A Theological Account

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195152791
eISBN:
9780199870578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152791.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter looks to Jarena Lee's autobiographical narratives as a correction and supplement to Hammon's and Douglass's efforts to give voice to an Afro‐Christian consciousness articulating itself ... More


Some Wild Visions: Autobiographies by Female Itinerant Evangelists in Nineteenth-Century America

Elizabeth Elkin Grammer

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139617
eISBN:
9780199834242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139615.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This literary study concerns the spiritual autobiographies of seven nineteenth‐century American women who found themselves called, often by way of wild visions, to become itinerant evangelists. ... More


Sacrificing Race: “The Slaveholding Religion” from Jarena Lee to Spike Lee

Jon Pahl

in Empire of Sacrifice: The Religious Origins of American Violence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767627
eISBN:
9780814768440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767627.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how the category of “whiteness” served as a religious construct to produce the practice of chattel slavery in early America and continues to undergird more durable forms of ... More


American Evangelicalism in Black and White (1750–Present)

David W. Kling

in A History of Christian Conversion

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780195320923
eISBN:
9780190062620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195320923.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter begins with an examination of the evangelical movement among African Americans, including the testimonies of ex-slaves and the spiritual autobiographies of George White and Jarena Lee. ... More


Mothers in Israel: Suffragettes, Women Preachers, and Female Roles in the Nineteenth Century

Joy A. Schroeder

in Deborah's Daughters: Gender Politics and Biblical Interpretation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199991044
eISBN:
9780199359615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199991044.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

From pulpits and speaker’s podiums, nineteenth-century women used Judges 4–5 to argue for their right to preach, lecture publicly, vote in elections, hold political office, and enter the political ... More


Urban Flux: Mobility, Change, and Communities of Faith

Katie Day and Edd Conboy

in Faith on the Avenue: Religion on a City Street

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199860029
eISBN:
9780199358427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860029.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the relationship of demographics and religion. In Philadelphia, congregational development had been directly related to population trends, particularly through the Great ... More


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