Wednesday, 28 December
100. Seventeenth-Century English Women and Religion
8:30–9:45 a.m., Park Tower Suite 8222, Marriott
Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women
Presiding: Margaret P. Hannay, Siena Coll.
1. “Women, Religion, and Authority: Mary Ward and the Painted Life,” Kari Boyd McBride, Univ. of Arizona
2. “The Bible and Margaret Fell’s Reading Practices,” Jane L. Donawerth, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
3. “‘God Has Given Women as well as Men Intelligent Souls’: Theology and Feminism in the Works of Mary Astell,” Michal Michelson, Bar Ilan Univ.
Respondent: Elaine V. Beilin, Framingham State Coll.