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By Priscilla Pope-Levison

2015 Smith/Wynkoop booklet Award provided by means of the Wesleyan Theological Society

2014 selection striking educational Title

During the Progessive period, a interval of unparalleled ingenuity, ladies evangelists outfitted the outdated time faith with brick and mortar, uniforms and autos, clean converts and dedicated protégés. throughout the United States, entrepreneurial girls based church buildings, denominations, non secular education colleges, rescue houses, rescue missions, and evangelistic enterprises. formerly, those intrepid ladies have long past principally overlooked, notwithstanding their collective but unchoreographed choice to construct associations within the carrier of evangelism marked a seismic shift in American Christianity. 


In this ground-breaking learn, Priscilla Pope-Levison dusts off the unpublished letters, diaries, sermons, and yearbooks of those pioneers to percentage their own tribulations and public achievements. The impression is magnificent. With an uncanny eye for crucial information and a knack for historic nuance, Pope-Levison breathes lifestyles into not only one or of those women—but dozen.

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