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Author Lloyd, Jennifer M., author.

Title Women and the shaping of British Methodism : persistent preachers, 1807-1907 / Jennifer Lloyd
Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (ix, 305 pages) : illustrations
Series Gender in history
Gender in history.
Contents Women in eighteenth-century Methodism -- Women preachers' place in a divided Methodism -- The heyday of female itinerancy -- Philanthropists, volunteers, fund-raisers, and local preachers -- Women as revivalists -- Women in missions at home and abroad -- Deaconesses, sisters of the people and the revival of female itinerancy
Summary A response to the prominent Methodist historian David Hempton's call to analyse women's experience within Methodism, this book is the first to deal with British Methodist women preachers over the entire 19th century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Methodist Church (Great Britain) -- Clergy -- History -- 19th century
Methodist Church (Great Britain)
Methodistische Kirche (Gro€britannien)
Methodist women -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
RELIGION -- Christianity -- Methodist.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Great Britain.
Methodist women.
Great Britain -- Church history -- 19th century.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form Church history.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010281061
ISBN 9781781702574