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Heroines of the faith: Catherine Booth

“… The “unjustifiable application” of Paul’s advice, “ ‘Let your women keep silence in the Churches,’ has resulted in more loss to the Church, evil to the world, and dishonor to God, than any of [its] errors.” From a pamphlet written by Catherine Booth in 1859. Catherine Booth was born Catherine Mumford in England in… Read More

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Heroines of the faith: Phoebe Palmer

Phoebe Palmer was “the mother of the Holiness Movement.” Born Phoebe Worrall in 1807, she was brought up in a devout Methodist home. She married a Methodist homeopathic physician, Walter Palmer. Their first two children died within months of their birth. In early Methodism, conversion was an emotional experience, and the fact that Phoebe hadn’t… Read More