Southern Baptist Sisters


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When in 1845 the Southern Baptist Convention became the biggest Protestant "splinter group" in history--over the issue of slave ownership--women were expected to occupy a place subordinate to men. Since they were to be "silent in church," giving their money was the only way for Southern Baptist women to make a contribution. Over the years Baptist women have gained ground toward equality only to be driven back to their "place." In "Southern Baptist Sisters David Morgan documents this yo-yoing status of women among Southern ...

Southern Baptist Sisters 2003, Mercer University Press

ISBN-13: 9780865548305

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