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Elizabeth Cady Stanton

God and Women in Public Life

In celebration of women’s history month, Michelle Rafferty and I recently did a gchat on the subject of Christianity and women in public life. The chat was wide-ranging, moving from the women’s rights activists Frances “Fanny” Wright and Elizabeth Cady Stanton to the contemporary gay rights movement and Sarah Palin. Read on to find out why evangelical Christian families like to keep “sexy” in the family, what Michelle calls “the Sarah Palin effect.” Interview in two parts: Part I, Part II. Read more