Visionary Women ecstatic prophecy in seventeenth-century England / Phyllis Mack

Author(s): Mack, Phyllis
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Quaker women--England--History--17th century
Prophecy (Christianity)--History--17th century
Spirituality--Society of Friends--History--17th century
Spirituality--England--History--17th century
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1992
LC Classification: B, BX
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Author's Note
Introduction 1
Pt. 1. Feminine Symbolism and Female Prophecy: Gender and Knowledge in the World Turned Upside Down
1. Woman, Nature, and Spirit 15
2. Male and Female Power: Visionary Women and the Social Order 45
3. Talking Back: Women as Prophets during the Civil War and Interregnum, 1640-1655 87
Pt. 2. Friends in Eden: Gender and Spirituality in Early Quakerism, 1650-1664
4. Ecstasy and Self-Transcendence 127
5. Prophecy 165
6. Ecstasy and Everyday Life 212
7. How Were Quakers Radical? 236
Pt. 3. Visionary Order: Women in the Quaker Movement, 1664-1700
8. The Snake in the Garden: Quaker Politics and the Origin of the Women's Meeting 265
9. The Mystical Housewife 305
10. Selfhood and Enlightenment: Quaker Preaching and Discipline, 1664-1700 351
Epilogue 403
Appendices 413
Bibliography 425
Index 455
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 91039580 (OCoLC)24907357
Additional Authors: NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 91039580
ISBN: 0585079021 (electronic bk.) :$50.00
ISBN: 0520078454 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0520089375
Includes bibliographical references (p. 425-454) and index
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: xiii, 465 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 44957620
ISBN/ISSN: 0585079021

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