The Christian Home In Victorian America, 1840-1900 by Colleen Mcdannell

The Christian Home In Victorian America, 1840-1900

byColleen Mcdannell

Paperback | March 22, 1994

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"... wonderfully imaginative and provocative in its interdisciplinary approach to the study of nineteenth-century American religion and women's role within it."-Choice

"... an important addition to the fields of religious studies, women's history, and American cultural history." -Journal of the American Academy of Religion

"... a complete and complex portrait of the Christian home." -The Journal of American History

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COLLEEN MCDANNELL is Associate Professor of History and Sterling M. McMurrin Chair in Religious Studies at the University of Utah and co-author (with Bernhard Lang) of Heaven: A History.
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Title:The Christian Home In Victorian America, 1840-1900Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.65 inPublished:March 22, 1994Publisher:Indiana University Press

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ISBN - 10:0253208823

ISBN - 13:9780253208828

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Catherine L. Albanese and Stephen J. Stein

1. Church, Home, and Society
2. Domestic Architecture and the Protestant
3. Catholic Domesticity
4. Rituals of the Hearth
5. Leaders at the Domestic Altar: The Paternal Model
6. Leaders at the Domestic Altar: The Maternal Model