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Antoinette Brown Blackwell: A Biography

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Dive into the remarkable life of Antoinette Brown Blackwell with the enlightening biography, "Antoinette Brown Blackwell: A Biography." Published on January 1, 1993, this narrative reveals the tenacious spirit of a woman who shattered the barriers of gender and religious constraints in the 19th century. Blackwell's journey to become the first American woman ordained as a Christian minister is meticulously chronicled through family letters, period newspapers, and her own writings. The biography does not merely trace her professional milestones but also delves into her personal life, exploring her revolutionary marriage agreement with Samuel Blackwell, where both shared domestic duties—a radical act at the time. This book intertwines Blackwell’s relentless advocacy for gender equality and religious freedom with her interactions with fellow feminists like Lucy Stone, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony. Ideal for adult education settings, this biography encourages readers to reflect on how one woman's courage contributed profoundly to social justice, challenging them to consider the impact of their own beliefs and actions in today’s world.
Published by The Feminist Press at CUNY on January 1, 1993
328 pages
ISBN: 9780935312041
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