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By Adrienne Israel

Now to be had in paperback! This biography is the compelling tale of Amanda Berry Smith, a former slave and washer-woman with under a 12 months of formal schooling who rose to develop into one of many 19th century's most crucial and profitable Christian evangelists.

Based on letters released in Christian newspapers, copies of her personal newspaper The Helper, and diverse public files and files, this biography places Amanda Berry Smith's eventful existence in a formal ancient standpoint, comparing the numerous effect of her deeds. It lines her beginnings because the baby of freed blacks in antebellum Pennsylvania, her turbulent marriages, her look for groups and religion in ny urban, and her eventual prominence as a camp-fire missionary and as an international visitor of religious religion. This considerate person examine probes the advanced dating among herself and different modern reformers, black and white, and solutions many questions left unanswered through Smith's personal autobiography.

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Now to be had in paperback! This biography is the compelling tale of Amanda Berry Smith, a former slave and washer-woman with below a 12 months of formal schooling who rose to turn into one of many 19th century's most crucial and profitable Christian evangelists. in response to letters released in Christian newspapers, copies of her personal newspaper The Helper, and various public files and records, this biography places Amanda Berry Smith's eventful existence in a formal ancient viewpoint, comparing the numerous effect of her deeds.

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