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Handmaidens of the Lord
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Handmaidens of the Lord
Pentecostal Women Preachers and Traditional Religion

Elaine J. Lawless

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 11 illus.
Paper 1988 | ISBN 9780812212655 | $26.50s | Outside the Americas £19.99
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A volume in the series Publications of the American Folklore Society

"A curious but illuminating glimpse into the experience of being a woman Pentecostal preacher."—Quarterly Journal of Speech
Includes life histories of four women preachers, transcriptions of sermons, and analysis by Lawless of both life stories and sermons.

Elaine J. Lawless is Curators' Professor Emerita of English and Folklore Studies at the University of Missouri.

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