Daughters of Light
Daughters of Light: Quaker Women Preaching and Prophesying in the Colonies and Abroad, 1700-1775 is a book by Rebecca Larson, published in 1999. It provides specific studies of 18th century women ministers, evidencing the progressive nature of Quaker views on women.
In addition to the text, the book contains an appendix giving Individual descriptions of the transatlantic Ministers of about10-15 lines on each person:
- The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 124, No. 3,(July, 2000), pp. 437-439: Review by Jean R Soderlund (Subscription access)
- William & Mary Quarterly Vol. 59 No. 2 (April 2001)-taster of first 3 paragraphs - subscription needed for whole article)
- Collection of short reviews of this book in DC Public Library online
- Rebecca Larson Daughters of Light: Quaker Women Preaching and Prophesying in the Colonies and Abroad, 1700-1775, New York, Alfred A Knopf, 1999 ISBN 0-679-43762-2. Paperback edition - University of North Carolina Press (September 2000): ISBN 978-0-8078-4897-5. This book should not be confused with Carol Lynn Pearson's novel: Daughters of Light (1973)
- Author information from blurb on dust jacket, confirmed by Library of Congress catalogue entry.
- Mary (Peisley) Neale: article in ODNB by Peter Lamb, ‘Peisley , Mary (1718–1757)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Sept 2004; online edn, Oct 2006 accessed 24 June 2010
- Abigail (Craven) (Boles) Watson: ODNB article by Peter Lamb, ‘Watson , Abigail (1685–1752)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Sept 2004 accessed 24 June 2010
- Rachel (Wilson) Wilson: ODNB article by John S. Andrews, ‘Wilson , Rachel (1720–1775)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Sept 2004 accessed 24 June 2010
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