Collective Biographies of WomenAn Annotated Bibliography
Sprague, William Buell, and Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright, eds. The Women of the Bible. Delineated in a Series of Sketches of Prominent Females Mentioned in Holy Scripture. By Clergymen of the United States. Illustrated. New York and Philadelphia: Appleton, 1849; 1852; 1855. Title variant: Women of the Old and New Testament: A Series of Portraits. With Characteristic Descriptions, by Several American Clergymen. New York and Philadelphia: Appleton, 1850; 1851.
TOC: The Virgin Mary [by] W. Ingraham Kip; Sarah [by] Erskine Mason; Elizabeth [by] W.B. Sprague; Miriam [by] Rev. Charles Wadsworth; Anna the Prophetess [by] Rev. E.N. Kirk; Rahab [by] Rev. A.A. Wood; Herodias [by] Ebenezer Halley; The Levite's Wife [by] N.S.S. Beman; Woman of Samaria [by] Rt. Rev. J.P.K. Henshaw; Zipporah [by] John Todd; The Canaanitish Woman [by] Thomas Smyth; The Witch of Endor [by] Samuel Hanson Cox; Daughter of Jairus [by] William B. Sprague; Widow of Nain [by] Rt. Rev. J.H. Hopkins; Michal [by] Rev. J.F. Stearns; Martha [by] Rev. Robert A. Hallam; Mary Magdalene [by] Nicholas Murray; Bathsheba [by] Rev. R.S. Storrs, Jr.
Under either Sprague or Wainwright with different titles; see Women of the Old and New Testament . Sprague author of The Excellent Woman, as Described in the Book of Proverbs (1851) and Letters on Practical Subjects to a Daughter (1831). WorldCat.
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