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Historical context has been lost over the centuries, especially as it pertains to women of the church. Two friends, Ashley King and Mandy Johnston, explore the ways that Christian women have been Gospel influencers throughout time in the home, the church, and society. Join us as we dive into the lives of Christian women and learn history together with biblical truth, humor, and a lot of grace.

Historical context has been lost over the centuries, especially as it pertains to women of the church. Two friends, Ashley King and Mandy Johnston, explore the ways that Christian women have been Gospel influencers throughout time in the home, the church, and society. Join us as we dive into the lives of Christian women and learn history together with biblical truth, humor, and a lot of grace.
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Historical context has been lost over the centuries, especially as it pertains to women of the church. Two friends, Ashley King and Mandy Johnston, explore the ways that Christian women have been Gospel influencers throughout time in the home, the church, and society. Join us as we dive into the lives of Christian women and learn history together with biblical truth, humor, and a lot of grace.

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English


Episodes

Ep 11: Phillis Wheatley

10/15/2019
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In our eleventh episode, Ashley & Mandy explain why a poem about a dead preacher was such a big deal, how Phillis advocated for abolition in her poetry, and how she ultimately wrote her way to freedom. Visit our website for Show Notes, more information about co-hosts Ashley & Mandy, and more! Would you like to support us? {1} Share Please help us spread the word and share this podcast with your friends. We hope and pray that this podcast is a trustworthy and valuable resource for...

Duration:00:59:15

Ep 10: Context Chat with Dr. Joshua Murray

10/8/2019
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Ashley chats with Dr. Joshua Murray (Fayetteville State University) about early African-American print culture, African-American women writers, and how these women’s readings of Scripture shaped their views regarding abolition. Visit our website for Show Notes, more information about Dr. Joshua Murray, and more! Would you like to support us? {1} Share Please help us spread the word and share this podcast with your friends. We hope and pray that this podcast is a trustworthy and valuable...

Duration:00:13:56

Ep 9: Hannah More

10/1/2019
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In our ninth episode, Ashley and Mandy discuss a broken engagement, West Indian sugar boycotts, and a very weird novel. We also talk about childhood nicknames and what we would name our imaginary pet cats because, of course, this all ties into church history. Visit our website for Show Notes, more information about co-hosts Ashley & Mandy, and more! Would you like to support us? {1} Share Please help us spread the word and share this podcast with your friends. We hope and pray that this...

Duration:00:58:08

Ep. 8: Context Chat with Dr. Adam McCune

9/24/2019
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Ashley chats with Dr. Adam McCune (College of Charleston) about children and children’s education in eighteenth and nineteenth-century Britain. We also talk about how the Bible was central to culture throughout this time in history. Visit our website for Show Notes, more information about Dr. Adam McCune, and more! Would you like to support us? {1} Share Please help us spread the word and share this podcast with your friends. We hope and pray that this podcast is a trustworthy and...

Duration:00:17:05

Ep 7: Sarah Trimmer

9/17/2019
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In our seventh episode, Ashley and Mandy introduce you to Sarah Trimmer: mother to twelve, children's book author, and abolitionist. We also consider the possibility that the actor Ryan Reynolds is really an evangelical Quaker from the eighteenth century. Visit our website for Show Notes, more information about Ashley & Mandy, and more! Would you like to support us? {1} Share Please help us spread the word and share this podcast with your friends. We hope and pray that this podcast is a...

Duration:00:53:06

Ep 6: Context Chat with Dr. Karen Swallow Prior

9/10/2019
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Ashley chats with Dr. Karen Swallow Prior (Liberty University) about women writers in eighteenth and nineteenth-century Great Britain. While the conversation focuses on Hannah More and Jane Austen, this "Context Chat" highlights the ways that British women writers contributed to abolitionism and used their writing skills to influence societal change. Visit our website for Show Notes, more information about Dr. Swallow Prior, and more! Would you like to support us? {1} Share Please help...

Duration:00:19:38

Ep 5: Lady Margaret Middleton

9/3/2019
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In our fifth episode, we discuss what it would be like to grow up as the daughter of a prison warden, how the beginning of British abolitionism was “the work of a woman,” and we ask the Internet experts a highly important question: is Kate Middleton related to Lady Middleton? Visit our website for Show Notes, more information about co-hosts Ashley & Mandy, and more! Would you like to support us? {1} Share Please help us spread the word and share this podcast with your friends. We hope...

Duration:01:07:34

Ep 4: Context Chat with Dr. Timothy Larsen

9/3/2019
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Ashley chats with Dr. Timothy Larsen (Wheaton College) about how women in early Evangelicalism contributed to the spread of the Gospel as preachers, patrons, and philanthropists. Visit our website for Show Notes, more information Dr. Larsen, and more! Would you like to support us? {1} Share Please help us spread the word and share this podcast with your friends. We hope and pray that this podcast is a trustworthy and valuable resource for Christian women as they learn more about church...

Duration:00:19:17

Ep 3: Evangelicalism & British Abolitionism

9/3/2019
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In our third episode, we look at how Evangelicalism and British Abolitionism are connected, talk about some early abolitionists, and explore an important question: what exactly is a quadrilateral? Visit our website for Show Notes, more information about co-hosts Ashley & Mandy, and more! Would you like to support us? {1} Share Please help us spread the word and share this podcast with your friends. We hope and pray that this podcast is a trustworthy and valuable resource for Christian...

Duration:00:58:58

Ep 2: Slavery, the West Indies, & Bible Interpretation

9/3/2019
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In our second episode, we examine the forced deportation of millions of Africans in the transatlantic slave trade and how Europeans' love of sugar led to the growth of West Indian plantations. We also discuss why many eighteenth-century Christians justified their participation in the slave trade and owned slaves themselves. Visit our website for Show Notes, more information about co-hosts Ashley & Mandy, and more! Would you like to support us? {1} Share Please help us spread the word and...

Duration:00:53:50

Ep 1: Why Church History Matters for Christian Women Today

8/9/2019
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In our first episode, we chat about the importance of church history, a runaway nun, and that what unites Christian women across time is that we are image-bearers who desperately need the Gospel. Visit our website for Show Notes, more information about co-hosts Ashley & Mandy, and more! Would you like to support us? {1} Share Please help us spread the word and share this podcast with your friends. We hope and pray that this podcast is a trustworthy and valuable resource for Christian...

Duration:00:46:31