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Women and the Shaping of British Methodism: Persistent Preachers, 1807-1907

Jennifer M. Lloyd


A response to the prominent Methodist historian David Hempton's call to analyse women's experience within Methodism, this book deals with British Methodist women preachers over the entire nineteenth century, with special emphasis on the Primitive Methodists and Bible Christians. The book covers women preachers in Wesley's lifetime, the reason why some Methodist sects allowed women to preach and others did not, and the experience of Bible Christian and Primitive Methodist female evangelists before 1850. It also describes the many other ways in which women supported their chapel communities. The ... More

Keywords: David Hempton, Methodism, Methodist women preachers, female itinerancy, Primitive Methodists, Bible Christians, female evangelists, chapel communities, women revivalists, deaconess evangelists

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780719078859
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719078859.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jennifer M. Lloyd, author