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Divine Expectations: American Woman in Nineteenth-Century Palestine

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Barbara Kreiger's intriguing narrative presents the account of Clorinda Minor, a charismatic American Christian woman whose belief in the Second Coming prompted her to leave a comfortable life in Philadelphia in 1851 and take up agriculture in Palestine. After her disappointment in a failed prophecy that the End of Days would take place in October 1844, Mrs. Minor determined that the Holy Land was not yet adequately prepared for such an event and decided that it would be her mission to teach the poverty-stricken Jews of ...

Divine Expectations: American Woman in Nineteenth-Century Palestine 1999, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821412954

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Divine Expectations: American Woman in Nineteenth-Century Palestine 1999, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821412947

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