By Priscilla Pope-Levison

ISBN-10: 0814723845

ISBN-13: 9780814723845

ISBN-10: 147988989X

ISBN-13: 9781479889891

2015 Smith/Wynkoop ebook Award awarded through the Wesleyan Theological Society

2014 selection remarkable educational Title

During the Progessive period, a interval of unparalleled ingenuity, girls evangelists equipped the previous time faith with brick and mortar, uniforms and autos, clean converts and committed protégés. throughout the United States, entrepreneurial ladies based church buildings, denominations, spiritual education colleges, rescue houses, rescue missions, and evangelistic agencies. formerly, those intrepid girls have long gone principally omitted, even though their collective but unchoreographed choice to construct associations within the carrier of evangelism marked a seismic shift in American Christianity. 


In this ground-breaking examine, Priscilla Pope-Levison dusts off the unpublished letters, diaries, sermons, and yearbooks of those pioneers to proportion their own tribulations and public achievements. The impact is incredible. With an uncanny eye for crucial information and a knack for old nuance, Pope-Levison breathes existence into not only one or of those women—but dozen.

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