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Damned Women Sinners and Witches in Puritan New England

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ISBN-10: 0801486114

ISBN-13: 9780801486111

Edition: 1999

Authors: Elizabeth Reis

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When exploring the course of events at Salem, historians have often ignored assumptions about gender embedded within Puritan cosmology. The author of this work examines how gender systems cut across religious belief, showing the proscription of women's 'sinful natures' and men's 'natural sins'.
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 1/18/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.11" wide x 8.95" long x 0.52" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Introduction: Puritan Women and the Discourse of Depravity
Women's Sinful Natures and Men's Natural Sins
Popular and Ministerial Visions of Satan
The Devil, the Body, and the Feminine Soul
Gender and the Meanings of Confession
Satan Dispossessed
Epilogue: Gender, Faith, and "Young Goodman Brown"