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The Resource And your daughters shall prophesy : stories from the byways of American women and religion, Adrian Shirk

And your daughters shall prophesy : stories from the byways of American women and religion, Adrian Shirk

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And your daughters shall prophesy : stories from the byways of American women and religion
Title
And your daughters shall prophesy
Title remainder
stories from the byways of American women and religion
Statement of responsibility
Adrian Shirk
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Laced throughout this hybrid memoir are stories of American religious traditions revised by women. Shirk collects the histories of astrologers, faith healers, preachers, priestesses, mambos, and mediums who've had to find their own ways toward divinity outside prescribed patriarchal orders. Each woman represents a pathway for Shirk's own spiritual inquiries. She introduces us to the New Orleans high priestess Marie Laveau, the pop New Age pioneer Linda Goodman, the prophetic vision of intersectionality as preached by Sojourner Truth, "saint" Flannery O'Connor, and so many more. Through her journey, Shirk discovers that, as the culture wars flatten religious discourse and shred institutional trust, more and more Americans are yearning for alternative, individualized, feminist routes through religion. And women, having spent so much time at the margins of religious discourse, illuminate its darkened corners
Summary
Shares the stories of women who have found their own ways toward divinity outside prescribed patriarchal orders, including Marie Laveau, Linda Goodman, and Flannery O'Conner
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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10576503
Cataloging source
DLC
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Shirk, Adrian
Dewey number
277.30092/52
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Shirk, Adrian
  • Women
  • Women and religion
  • Religious biography
  • Feminism
  • United States
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Religious
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
  • RELIGION / Christian Life / Women's Issues
  • RELIGION / History
  • RELIGION / Spirituality
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
  • Feminism
  • Religion
  • Religious biography
  • Women and religion
  • Women
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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stories from the byways of American women and religion
Label
And your daughters shall prophesy : stories from the byways of American women and religion, Adrian Shirk
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A declaration of sentiments -- We are all scientists: Mary Baker Eddy -- Our bodies, our smoke: The Moon Lodge -- The laughing virgin: Flannery O'Connor -- Dear Linda: Linda Goodman -- Who wanders unencumbered: Aunt Robin -- Meet me in Lily Dale: The Fox sisters -- True facts told by her: Aimee Semple McPherson -- Heavenly Mother will believe you: Eliza Snow -- This building is yours: The Takeover -- The blackout: The prodigal son -- Shadow and substance: Sojourner Truth -- Witchery: Marie Laveau -- Sanctuaries: The yuwipi
Control code
ocn972385143
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Counterpoint hardcover edition.
Extent
xvii, 267 pages
Isbn
9781619029538
Lccn
2017015896
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027423756
System control number
(OCoLC)972385143
Label
And your daughters shall prophesy : stories from the byways of American women and religion, Adrian Shirk
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A declaration of sentiments -- We are all scientists: Mary Baker Eddy -- Our bodies, our smoke: The Moon Lodge -- The laughing virgin: Flannery O'Connor -- Dear Linda: Linda Goodman -- Who wanders unencumbered: Aunt Robin -- Meet me in Lily Dale: The Fox sisters -- True facts told by her: Aimee Semple McPherson -- Heavenly Mother will believe you: Eliza Snow -- This building is yours: The Takeover -- The blackout: The prodigal son -- Shadow and substance: Sojourner Truth -- Witchery: Marie Laveau -- Sanctuaries: The yuwipi
Control code
ocn972385143
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Counterpoint hardcover edition.
Extent
xvii, 267 pages
Isbn
9781619029538
Lccn
2017015896
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027423756
System control number
(OCoLC)972385143

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