31 Days of Notable Women-Anna Garlin Spencer, first woman minister of Rhode Island


female minister“It is an old error of man to forget to put quotation marks where he borrows from a woman’s brain!” – Anna Garlin Spencer

April 17th is the anniversary of the birth of Anna Carpenter Garlin Spencer (1851 – 1931), minister, feminist, educator, pacifist, reformer and writer on ethics and social problems.

“She was the first woman in Rhode Island to be ordained and served as the minister of the Bell Street Chapel in Providence.”

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Garlin_Spencer

 

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