Amanda Berry Smith: From Washerwoman to Evangelist (Studies - download pdf or read online

By Adrienne Israel

ISBN-10: 0810835150

ISBN-13: 9780810835153

ISBN-10: 0810846543

ISBN-13: 9780810846548

Now to be had in paperback! This biography is the compelling tale of Amanda Berry Smith, a former slave and washer-woman with lower than a yr of formal schooling who rose to turn into one of many 19th century's most crucial and profitable Christian evangelists.

Based on letters released in Christian newspapers, copies of her personal newspaper The Helper, and various public files and records, this biography places Amanda Berry Smith's eventful lifestyles in a formal ancient point of view, comparing the numerous effect of her deeds. It strains her beginnings because the baby of freed blacks in antebellum Pennsylvania, her turbulent marriages, her look for groups and religion in big apple urban, and her eventual prominence as a camp-fire missionary and as a global vacationer of non secular religion. This considerate person research probes the advanced dating among herself and different modern reformers, black and white, and solutions many questions left unanswered through Smith's personal autobiography.

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