was drawn into debates about abolition during the 1830s but failed to become radicalized or to see the feminist implications perceived by other abolitionists such as the Grimkésisters
, Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Anna Brownell Jameson
accords Mary the gifts of poetess and prophetess.
Mermin, Dorothy. Godiva’s Ride: Women of Letters in England 1830-1880. Indiana University Press, 1993.
Her interpretation of the Madonna—whom she considers a new type of womanly perfection,
Adams, Kimberly VanEsveld. “The Madonna and Anna Jameson”. Women’s Theology in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Transfiguring the Faith of Their Fathers, edited by Julie Melnyk, Garland, 1998, pp. 59 -82.
both fully human and fully divine, and Christ's near-equal—for female empowerment...
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This essay was also a review of three books on spiritual potentates of our age.
Martineau, Harriet. “The Martyr Age of the United States”. London and Westminster Review, pp. 1 - 59.
treats in some detail the history of the movement for abolition, including the controversy over female participation in...