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Published: 21 May 2015

288 Pages | 1 illus.


ISBN: 9780190205645

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A New Gospel for Women

Katharine Bushnell and the Challenge of Christian Feminism

Kristin Kobes DuMez

  • Offers insight into nineteenth-century social reformer Katharine Bushnell's innovative, radical, yet hermeneutically conservative feminist theology
  • Illuminates the difficulties women faced in coming to terms with changing constructions of sexuality, morality, and religion in modern America—-difficulties that continue to plague the project of Christian feminism today
  • Sheds new light on the rise of modern feminism and the history of Christianity and feminism in America
  • Provides a historical backdrop to contemporary evangelical anti-trafficking efforts