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Author Brożyna, Andrea Ebel, 1965-
Title Labour, love and prayer : female piety in Ulster religious literature, 1850-1914 / Andrea Ebel Brożyna.
Imprint Belfast [Ireland] : Institute of Irish Studies, Queen's University of Belfast ; Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1999.

Author Brożyna, Andrea Ebel, 1965-
Series McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion.
McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion.
Subject Religious literature, English -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.
Women in literature.
Piety in literature.
Women -- Religious life -- Northern Ireland.
Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland) -- Religious life and customs.
Alt Name Queen's University of Belfast. Institute of Irish Studies.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 291 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Introduction : setting the scene -- "The right to labour, love, and pray" : the cult of domesticity in Ulster religious literature -- The Virgin Mary : model of Christian female spirituality -- Women of the Bible and early church : mortal sinners and model saints -- "A future of blessing and service" : the moral education of Ulster girls -- "The wind in women's wings" : defining roles for women in Ulster protestant churches -- "The cursed cup hath cast her down" : images of women in Ulster temperance literature -- "She hath done what she could" : the gendered construction of female piety in Ulster protestant women's missionary literature -- Conclusion.
Summary "By examining the central role played by Protestant and Catholic women in establishing the religious faith of their children and, by extension, the future of their respective communities, Labour, Love, and Prayer explores the construction of female stereotypes during a period of mounting religious tension in Ireland. Andrea Ebel Brozyna compares ideas of faith and family in both cultures, highlighting the remarkable similarities in their views and each group's stubborn refusal to acknowledge them." "An interesting new look at the Irish problem, Labour, Love, and Prayer makes a valuable contribution to the histories of women, Ireland, and religion."--Jacket.
ISBN 9780773567351 (electronic bk.)
0773567356 (electronic bk.)
077351757X
9780773517578
0853897220
9780853897224
OCLC # 243600668
Additional Format Print version: Brożyna, Andrea Ebel, 1965- Labour, love, and prayer. Belfast : Institute of Irish Studies, Queen's University of Belfast ; Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1999 0853897220 (DLC) 99492149 (OCoLC)39868626



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