Unitarian Universalist Women and Social Reform 1776-1936

Edited by Dorothy May Emerson

We still confront many of the same issues faced by our foremothers. By engaging with these women of the past, we hope to empower and inspire today's women and men to continue the work of creating a world of justice and peace for all. -- from the preface. Standing Before Us presents 160 years of women's work.

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This well-loved volume contains letters, essays, stories, poems, and speeches by Unitarian and Universalist women. The reformers and leaders represented here write and speak eloquently for social justice, equality in education, religious reform, and an end to slavery and prejudice. Includes a biographical sketch of each woman, and informative notes on the texts selected.


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