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A Private World of Ritual, 1797–1825

David G. Hackett

in That Religion in Which All Men Agree: Freemasonry in American Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281677
eISBN:
9780520957626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281677.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

After the Revolution, the fraternity began to evolve its private ritual life. The new ritual quest for primeval truth was part of a larger Christian Restorationist, Primitivist, and Mormon attraction ... More


John Dunton and the Invention of the Feminine Private

Mary Beth Norton

in Separated by Their Sex: Women in Public and Private in the Colonial Atlantic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449499
eISBN:
9780801460890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449499.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how John Dunton, editor and publisher of the Athenian Mercury, and his colleagues advanced the notion of the feminine private sphere in the 1690s. The Athenian Mercury filled a ... More


Anti-Masonry and the Public Sphere, 1826–1850

David G. Hackett

in That Religion in Which All Men Agree: Freemasonry in American Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281677
eISBN:
9780520957626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281677.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

At the peak of the fraternity’s influence in the 1820s, the lodges were brought to their knees by the purported murder of someone who threatened to reveal their secrets. Within a matter of months, ... More


Redeeming Eve

Kristin Kobes Du Mez

in A New Gospel for Women: Katharine Bushnell and the Challenge of Christian Feminism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190205645
eISBN:
9780190205676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205645.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter describes Bushnell’s continued theological efforts to dissociate conventional Victorian family arrangements from their presumed Christian roots. By redefining female virtue, Bushnell had ... More


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