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Ethnography's Embodiment

A visit with Elaine Lawless, Professor of English, Folklore Studies

By Darcy Holtgrave
Published: - Topics: gender studies religious studies domestic violence folklore ethnography

Women in the Pulpit

Topics: pentecostal folklore

While studying Pentecostal women, Dr. Lawless noticed some of them were serving in leadership positions — which many religions don’t allow. This observation led her to study women who preached in other denominations and how they entered their service.