Letter to the General Court and Testimony

Source: Edward Burrough, A Declaration of the Sad and Great Persecution and Martyrdom of the…

A Dialogue between Old England and New Concerning Their Present Troubles

Source: The Poems of Mrs. Anne Bradstreet (1612–1672) Together with her            Alas, dear mother,…

Women’s Voices: Religion in American History and Politics

While women have historically made up an overwhelming percentage of America's religious practitioners, their roles…

The Sovereignty and Goodness of God

Source: Mary Rowlandson, The Sovereignty and Goodness of God . . . (1682). We have…

Selected Poems

Source: Phyllis Wheatley, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (London, 1773), 18, 22–24; The…

An Exhortation to the Inhabitants of the Province of South-Carolina

Source: Sophia Wigington Hume, An Exhortation to the Inhabitants of the Province of South-Carolina (Philadelphia: 1748).…

Testimonies

Source: Testimonies of the Life, Character, Revelations and Doctrines of Mother Ann Lee, 2nd Edition…

My Call to Preach the Gospel

Source: Jarena Lee, Religious Experience (Philadelphia: 1849). Between four and five years after my sanctification,[1]…

Letter to Rev. Simon Brute, S. S.

Source: Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Collected Writings: Volume 2 (2002), 423-425. Vincentian Digital Books. 11.…

Report on the Necessity of Jewish Education

Source: Jewish Women's Archive, “Report of the Female Hebrew Benevolent Society,” 1835. Online: Ladies, The…

Appeal to Christian Women of the South

Source: Angelina Grimke, Appeal to the Christian Women of the South (New York: American Anti-Slavery…

Record of the Organization and Proceedings of The Female Relief Society of Nauvoo

Source: “A Book of Records, Containing the Proceedings of The Female Relief Society of Nauvoo,”…

Uses and Abuses of the Bible

Source: Michael Warner, American Sermons: The Pilgrims to Martin Luther King, Jr., (New York: Library…

Religious Experience

Source: Olive Gilbert, ed., Narrative of Sojourner Truth (Boston, 1850), 59-73. . . . She…

The Revelation on Celestial Marriage: Trouble Among the Saints

Source: Ann Eliza Young, Chapter 3 in Wife No. 19 (1875). AFTER the Revelation on…

The People’s God: Its Effect on Health and Christianity

Source: Mary Baker Eddy, “The People’s God: Its Effect on Health and Christianity,” The Christian…

The Heavenly Vision

Source: Susan B. Anthony, The History of Woman Suffrage, Vol. IV 1883–1900 (Indianapolis, 1902), 128–133.…

Holiness Camp Meetings

Source: Hannah Whitall Smith, My Spiritual Autobiography or How I Discovered the Unselfishness of God…

The ‘Do Everything’ Policy

Source: Frances Willard, Address before the Second Biennial Convention of the World's Woman's Christian Temperance…

Stimulants and Narcotics

Source: Ellen G. White, The Ministry of Healing, (Washington, D. C: Review and Herald Publishing…

Religious Education and Contemporary Social Conditions

Source: Jane Addams, “The Social Situation: Religious Education and Contemporary Social Conditions,” Religious Education 6,…

What About Those Manifestations?

Source: Aimee Semple McPherson, This is That: Personal Experiences, Sermons, and Writings (Bridal Call Publishing…

Houses of Hospitality

Source: Dorothy Day, “Houses of Hospitality,” The Catholic Worker (December 1936), 4. Courtesy of "The…

Personal Reactions During the War

Source: Jane Addams, “Personal Reactions During the War,” Peace and Bread in Time of War…

We Continue Our Christian Pacifist Stand

Source: Dorothy Day, “Our Country Passes from Undeclared War to Declared War; We Continue Our…

The Catholic Novelist in the Protestant South

Source: Excerpts from “Catholic Novelists and Their Readers” and “The Catholic Novelist in the Protestant…

Exploring the Link between Womanhood and the Rabbinate

Source: [Amy Eilberg], “Exploring the Link between Womanhood and the Rabbinate: Lilith Interviews the First…

Men, Women, and Biblical Equality

Source: The Elisabeth Elliott Newsletter, November/December 1990. Men, Women, and Biblical Equality A few months…

The Tyranny of Petty Coercion

Source: Marilynne Robinson, “The Tyranny of Petty Coercion,” in The Death of Adam: Essays on…

Citizenship and Faith

Source: Amina Wadud, “Citizenship and Faith,” in Woman and Citizenship, Marilyn Friedman, ed. (New York:…

One-Day Seminar: Religious Liberty, hosted by Alpine School District (Salt Lake City area, UT)

here beginning in early September. Lunch will be provided. REGISTER HERE

I Have A Dream

Source: Text is from the online version provided by The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research…

Arguments for Constitutional Amendments

Source: 1 Annals of Cong. 424-450 (1789). Mr. MADISON. — I will state my reasons…

A Model of Christian Charity

CHRISTIAN CHARITY. A Model hereof. GOD ALMIGHTY in his most holy and wise providence, hath…

Sentencing of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg

Source: A copy of the sentencing statement can be found in Jake Kobrick, “The Rosenberg…

“A Third Party”

Source: Vital Speeches of the Day, Vol. II, No. 20 (July 1, 1936), pp. 613.…

“Again the Covered Wagon”

Source: Survey Graphic 24:7 (July 1935), p. 348. Vast clouds of dust rise and roll…

Radio Address Upon Returning to the Philippines

Source: AmericanVoices, Vincent Voice Library, MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences,…

Stopping the Holocaust

Source: Letter from Assistant Secretary of War John McCloy to World Jewish Congress Rescue Department…

“The Death of Captain Waskow”

Source: Ernie’s War: The Best of Ernie Pyle’s World War II Dispatches, edited by David…

“The United States Cannot Remain Half-Slave and Half-Free”

Source: Frederick Douglass, Address by Hon. Frederick Douglass, Delivered in the Congregational Church, Washington, D.C.,…

Speech on Reconstruction

Source: Congressional Globe, 39th Cong., 2nd sess., Jan. 3, 1867, pp. 251-253. Available at A…

Containment and Radical Islam

The text is from a speech delivered by Senator Paul at the Heritage Foundation. The…

Address at Cairo University

“Remarks by the President On a New Beginning,” Archived White House Website, Obama Presidential Library.…

Birmingham Manifesto

Fred Shuttlesworth and N. H. Smith were ministers in Birmingham, Alabama active in the civil…

Anti-ERA Demonstration

Anti-ERA Demonstration, 1975. Black & white photonegative, 8 x 10 in. State Archives of Florida,…

Knights of Columbus

[caption id="attachment_24543" align="alignleft" width="832"] Knights of Columbus. Lithograph by William Balfour Ker, 1917. Library of…

Veto of Pennsylvania Eugenics Law

Harry Hamilton Laughlin, Eugenical Sterilization in the United States (Chicago: Psychopathic Laboratory of the Municipal…

New York Times: “Pastors for Eugenics”

“Pastors for Eugenics,” New York Times, June 6, 1913, 10. Drs. Keigwin and Hillis Invite…
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