"An important set of essays limning many aspects of the role of women in American Protestantism in the late 19th century through the 20th century. This book reflects the recent tendencies in American religious history to modify dramatically the traditional male-centered understanding of American Protestantism... A coherent, lively, and highly suggestive collection of historical essays and interpretations that are must reading for all those interested in recent American religious studies." -- Choice
About the Author
Margaret Lamberts Bendroth is Executive Director and Librarian for The Congregational Library in Boston, Massachussetts. She is the author of several books, including "Fundamentalism and Gender, 1875 to the Present" and "Fundamentalists and the City: Conflict and Division in Boston's Churches, 1885 to 1950 ", and has edited several other volumes.