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Into the Pulpit: Southern Baptist Women and Power since World War II

Elizabeth H. Flowers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835340
eISBN:
9781469601823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869987_flowers
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The debate over women's roles in the Southern Baptist Convention's conservative ascendance is often seen as secondary to theological and biblical concerns. This book argues, however, that for both ... More


A Rattlesnake in the House: The Beginning of the controversy

Elizabeth H. Flowers

in Into the Pulpit: Southern Baptist Women and Power since World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835340
eISBN:
9781469601823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869987_flowers.7
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

At the conclusion of the 1978 Consultation on Women in Church-Related Vocations, women felt hope for their future in ordained ministry as the Woman's Missionary Union was coming to their side and the ... More


Gracious Submission: Southern Baptist Women and the Family

Susan M. Shaw

in God Speaks to Us, Too: Southern Baptist Women on Church, Home, and Society

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124766
eISBN:
9780813135083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124766.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses Southern Baptist women and domesticity, which became important during the 1950s. By the 1960s however, the women's movement challenged the idealized notions of family and ... More


Clio's Daughters Southern Colonial Women and Their Historians

Carol Berkin

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter reconstructs the lives of southern colonial women in order to understand the relationship between race and gender. It notes that the scholarship on southern colonial women forces a ... More


Introduction

Catherine Clinton

in Sisterly Networks: Fifty Years of Southern Women’s Histories

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066615
eISBN:
9780813058764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066615.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The movers and shakers of women’s history during second-wave feminism and particularly the women who in 1970 founded the Southern Association of Women Historians (named changed to Southern ... More


Casseroles and Covered Dishes: Southern Baptist Women, Hospitality, and Friendship

Susan M. Shaw

in God Speaks to Us, Too: Southern Baptist Women on Church, Home, and Society

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124766
eISBN:
9780813135083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124766.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the role of casserole dishes in Southern Baptist life, focusing mostly on the hospitality and friendship shown among Southern Baptist women. Casseroles have become embedded in ... More


A Place Where Women Can Feel Valued, or Why Academic Professional Associations Matter, Especially for Women

Melissa Walker

in Sisterly Networks: Fifty Years of Southern Women's Histories

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066615
eISBN:
9780813058764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066615.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Southern Association for Women Historians provided a place where female historians felt validated and emboldened. By providing this space over the past five decades, the SAWH has done two ... More


I Am Woman: Southern Baptist Women and Feminism

Susan M. Shaw

in God Speaks to Us, Too: Southern Baptist Women on Church, Home, and Society

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124766
eISBN:
9780813135083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124766.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses feminism and Southern Baptist women. It is shown that these women feel conflicted about the issue of feminism: some are proudly feminist, while others are adamant that they are ... More


Present at the Birth of a New History: A Southern Midwives’ Tale

Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore

in Sisterly Networks: Fifty Years of Southern Women's Histories

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066615
eISBN:
9780813058764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066615.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Southern Association for Women Historians, has had two missions since its founding in 1970: to support women historians and to promote women’s history. From the beginning, it was an inclusive and ... More


Competent before God: Southern Baptist Women and Soul Competency

Susan M. Shaw

in God Speaks to Us, Too: Southern Baptist Women on Church, Home, and Society

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124766
eISBN:
9780813135083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124766.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses soul competency, which claims that the individual can know and deal directly with God. At the root of Baptist identity is the notion that each person can go directly to God ... More


Before Brown: Southern Lady Activism

Anne Stefani

in Unlikely Dissenters: White Southern Women in the Fight for Racial Justice, 1920-1970

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060767
eISBN:
9780813051260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060767.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the first generation dealt with in the book, mainly represented by churchwomen's groups, the YWCA, the Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching, and League ... More


Sticks and Scones: The Homecraft Movement in Colonial Zimbabwe

Carolyn Martin Shaw

in Women and Power in Zimbabwe: Promises of Feminism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039638
eISBN:
9780252097720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039638.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the Homecraft movement in colonial Zimbabwe and the ways it encouraged women to move beyond the confines of their homes, to join in common cause with non-kin, and to name their ... More


Sisterly Networks: Fifty Years of Southern Women's Histories

Catherine Clinton (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066615
eISBN:
9780813058764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066615.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Tracing the development of the field of southern women’s history over the past half century, Sisterly Networks shows how pioneering feminists laid the foundation for a strong community of sister ... More


The Politics of Manhood and Womanhood, 1865–1870

William A. Blair

in Cities of the Dead: Contesting the Memory of the Civil War in the South, 1865-1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828960
eISBN:
9781469603582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876237_blair.8
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses Southern women's roles in Civil War commemorations. The Cities of the Dead created by women provided a means for rebel resistance to continue in a form of guerrilla warfare ... More


The Southern Belle as an Antebellum Ideal

Kathryn L. Seidel

in The Past Is Not Dead: Essays from the Southern Quarterly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033032
eISBN:
9781617033056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033032.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the emergence of the plantation novel, which embodies many of the values of Southern life and in which the first literary Southern belles appear. These novels are not simply ... More


Migration and the City

Tanya Hart

in Health in the City: Race, Poverty, and the Negotiation of Women's Health in New York City, 1915-1930

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479867998
eISBN:
9781479875184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867998.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the sociological, literary and cultural aspects of life that African American, British West Indian, and Southern Italian women encountered and created after coming to New York ... More


“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State

Sabina Donati (ed.)

in A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784511
eISBN:
9780804787338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784511.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State


If We Got That Freedom: “Integration” and the Sexual Politics of Southern College Women, 1940–1960

Susan K. Cahn

in Connexions: Histories of Race and Sex in North America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040399
eISBN:
9780252098819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040399.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how the discourse of democracy led female students at black, white, co-ed, and single-sex colleges to agitate against rules and regulations that solidified heterosexual norms. ... More


Southern Writers: Notes Toward a Definition of Terms

Thadious M. Davis

in The Past Is Not Dead: Essays from the Southern Quarterly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033032
eISBN:
9781617033056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033032.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter attempts to provide a definition for a Southern woman writer. It asks: Who or what is a Southern woman writer? Should the emphasis be placed on Southern or on woman, or equally on both? ... More


Meeting Woman-to-Woman: The Real Work for Change

Debbie Z. Harwell

in Wednesdays in Mississippi: Proper Ladies Working for Radical Change, Freedom Summer 1964

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460957
eISBN:
9781626740556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460957.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Five centers on how the white team members exploited their gender, age, and class as an entrée to meet with the southern women for coffee and conversation, arguing that WIMS conducted its ... More


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