Jesus Is Female

Jesus Is Female chronicles the religious violence that erupted in many German and Swedish communities in colonial America as colonists fought over whether to accept the Moravians, and suggests that gender issues were at the heart of the raging conflict.

Jesus Is Female
Moravians and Radical Religion in Early America

Aaron Spencer Fogleman

2007 | 352 pages | Cloth $59.95 | Paper $26.50
American History | Religion
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Table of Contents

Introduction. The Challenge of Radical Religion

PART ONE. RELIGION AND GENDER			
Chapter One. Radical Religion in a Colonial Context
Chapter Two. Gender and Confession in the Protestant World

PART TWO. THE MORAVIAN CHALLENGE	
Chapter Three. The Challenge to Gender Order
Chapter Four. The Ecumenical Challenge

PART THREE. RELIGIOUS VIOLENCE AND THE DEFENSE OF ORDER	
Chapter Five. The Confessional Response
Chapter Six. The Confrontation in the Middle Colonies
Chapter Seven. Religious Violence Erupts

Conclusion. The Limits of Radical Religion in America

Appendix	
Bibliography