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Sermon, May 8, 1983, "Duty and Woman"

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Creator:Newman, I. DeQuincey (Isaiah DeQuincey), 1911-1985
Title:Sermon, May 8, 1983, "Duty and Woman"
Date:1983 May 8, 2008

Four pages of a handwritten sermon dated May 8, 1983, and titled "Duty and Woman." The sermon, delivered on Mother's Day, begins with a passage from the Biblical text Mark 5:19, and asserts that although women have not attained equality under the law, they have benefited from Christianity, and that women of Christian faith have demonstrated greatness. The sermon cites the work of Elizabeth Gurney Fry, Barbara Heck, Sojourner Truth, Frances Willard, and Mary McLeod Bethune as examples of women who successfully served Christianity.

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Local identification number: pns8305

Subjects:Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845 | Heck, Barbara, 1734-1804 | Truth, Sojourner, -1883 | Willard, Frances E. (Frances Elizabeth), 1839-1898 | Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 | Newman, I. DeQuincey (Isaiah DeQuincey), 1911-1985--Sermons | Sermons, American--20th century | Sermons, American--African American authors | Sermons--South Carolina | Bible--Liturgical use--20th century | Bible--Quotations | Bible--Sermons | Bible. Mark | Mother's Day sermons--South Carolina | Women's rights--Religious aspects--Christianity | Christian women--United States | Christian women--England
Collection:Isaiah DeQuincey Newman, (1911-1985), Papers, 1929-2003
Institution:University of South Carolina
Contributors:South Carolina Political Collections | University of South Carolina. Library. Digital Collections | Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Collection (University of South Carolina. Library. Digital Collections
Original Material:

Folder: Newman, Sermons, 1980-1984, Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Papers, South Carolina Political Collections, The University of South Carolina Libraries

Rights and Usage:

Digital image copyright 2008, The University of South Carolina. All rights reserved. For more information contact South Carolina Political Collections, USC, Columbia, SC 29208.

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Forms part of online collection: Isaiah De Quincey Newman (1911-1985) Papers, 1929-2003.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.tcl.sc.edu/u?/idn,1876