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Title Sisters of the spirit : three Black women's autobiographies of the nineteenth century / edited, with an introduction, by William L. Andrews.

Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1986]
©1986

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 UniM Store QA  5350    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 245 pages : portrait ; 24 cm.
Series Religion in North America.
Religion in North America.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 235-245.
Contents The life and religious experience of Jarena Lee --Memoirs of the life, religious experience, ministerial travels, and labors of Mrs. Zilpha Elaw -- A brand plucked from the fire / by Julia A.J. Foote.
Summary In Sisters of the Spirit three black American women recreate their lives and proclaim their faith in themselves as women with an empowering mission. As preachers of the Christian gospel, Jarena Lee, Zilpha Elaw, and Julia Foote helped to launch a feminist revolution in American religious life and in American society as a whole.
Other author Andrews, William L., 1946-
Lee, Jarena, 1783- Life and religious experience of Jarena Lee. 1986.
Elaw, Zilpha, approximately 1790-1846. Memoirs of the life, religious experience, ministerial travels, and labors of Mrs. Zilpha Elaw. 1986.
Foote, Julia A. J., 1823-1900. Brand plucked from the fire. 1986.
Subject Lee, Jarena, 1783-
Elaw, Zilpha, approximately 1790-1846.
Foote, Julia A. J., 1823-1900.
African American evangelists -- Biography.
African American women -- Biography.
African Americans -- Religion.
ISBN 0253352606
0253287049 (paperback)