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Without Official Sanction: Preaching Women, 1870-1920

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Marilyn Button is Professor of English at Lincoln University, PA. In addition to articles on women’s literature, her publications include two co-edited collections of essays: The Foreign Woman in British Literature: Exotics, Aliens, and Outsiders with Toni Reed (Greenwood 1999) and Victorians and the Case for Charity: Essays on Responses to English Poverty by the State, the Church and the Literati with Jessica A. Sheetz-Nguyen (McFarland 2014.) Her current research and interests include Victorian women travelers in Italy and the city mission movement in Victorian England as a model for contemporary urban ministry.

Jessica Sheetz-Nguyen is Professor Emeritus at the University of Central Oklahoma and teaches for the University of Maryland Global Campus. Her publications on the sermon include “Evangelical and Mission Sermons: The Imperial Stage.” in The Oxford Handbook of the British Sermon, 1689-1901 (OUP 2012) and “Catholic Preaching in Britain,” in A New History of the Sermon: Nineteenth Century (Brill 2010). Her research interests include Foundling Hospital sermons which provide a lens into eighteenth and nineteenth-century British social values. She serves on the Sermon Studies Editorial Board.

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Without Official Sanction: Preaching Women, 1870-1920

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