A "contour portrait of my regenerated constitution": Reading nineteenth-century African American women's spiritual autobiography

Jarena Lee, Zilpha Elaw, and Julia Foote use spiritual autobiography as a platform from which to promote women's preaching. They consider race, gender and social circumstances as elements in their spiritual development. Their narratives contain a "radical" vision of nineteenth-century...

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Main Author: Wharton, Martha Louise
Published: ScholarWorks@UMass Amherst 1996
Online Access:https://scholarworks.umass.edu/dissertations/AAI9813652