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Author Henigman, Laura, 1960-

Title Coming into communion : pastoral dialogues in colonial New England / Laura Henigman
Published Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, [1999]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 234 pages)
Series SUNY series in feminist criticism and theory
SUNY series in feminist criticism and theory.
Contents To Love and Make a Lie: Narratives of Infanticide -- Clerical Anxiety and the Execution Sermon -- "One Word": Sexuality and Separation -- Competing Communities and the Erasure of Maternity -- The Pastoral Encounter: Maternity and Community in the Sermons of John Rogers -- The Passion of Esther Rogers: "Freedom of spirit, and liberty of speech" -- A Note on the Negro Lad -- "To Prevent Lives Being Lost": Community Responsibility and the Bastard Neonaticide Act -- Juries of Women -- Lessons of Caution for Young Sinners: Silencing a "Child of the Town" -- "A Witness against Myself": The Challenge of Reconnection through Maternity -- On Wedlock and the Birth of Children: the "Pious and Ingenious" Jane Colman Turell -- Piety or Ingenuity? -- Piety and Ingenuity: Jane Colman Turell and the Tradition of Women's Religious Poetry -- "The Voice Leisurely Ascends": Jane Colman Turell and Psalm Paraphrasing -- Come to the Marriage -- Benjamin Colman and Marriage: "Union by Vision" -- "Tho'ts on Matrimony": Jane Turell at Medford -- Coming into Communion: Jane Colman Turell and the Travailing Woman -- Aftermath -- Flowing and Reflowing: Dialogic Emanations -- The Danger of Narrative -- The Body Enspirited -- Sarah Edwards in Northampton
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-225) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Women in Christianity -- New England -- History -- 18th century.
New England -- Church history -- 18th century.
Genre/Form Church history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585277249 (electronic bk.)
9780585277240 (electronic bk.)
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