Sisters of the Spirit: Three Black Women's Autobiographies of the Nineteenth Century (Religion in North America)

by William L. Andrews

Paperback, 1986




Indiana University Press (1986), Paperback, 256 pages


Sisters of the Spirit... should interest a wider audience.... These fascinating accounts can stand on their own.... Mr. Andrews has made them even more accessible by providing a comprehensive introduction and helpful footnotes... but he does not intrude on the text itself." --New York Times Book Review ... informative and inspiring reading." --The Journal of American History Jarena Lee, Zilpha Elaw, and Julia Foote underwent a revolution in their own sense of self that helped to launch a feminist revolution in American religious life and in American society as a whole.


Physical description

256 p.; 6.12 inches


0253287049 / 9780253287045

Local notes

life histories
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