Postscripts: The Journal of Sacred Texts, Cultural Histories, and Contemporary Contexts, Vol 5, No 2 (2009)

Global Feminism and Inclusion in Anna Howard Shaw's 1893 Sermon

Allison Stokes
Issued Date: 14 Nov 2011


This article, in three sections, introduces the sermon that Anna Howard Shaw preached during the World’s Congress of Representative Women on May 21st, 1893. The first section draws on Shaw’s autobiographical reflections to describe the sermon, and gives information about the preacher and the context; the second section describes the ground-breaking, feminist sermon, and its significance; and the third section reproduces the complete sermon text.

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DOI: 10.1558/post.v5i2.233

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