Agnes Beaumont: Another Poster Girl for Christian Courage

Gossip. Sex scandals. Murder mystery. Religion. Father-daughter problems. Girl power. When these segments are thrown together today, it usually results in a weird story about women who show their strength by taking revenge, betraying their best friends, and using sex to manipulate others. However, when a young Christian woman in the seventeenth century named Agnes…

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Anne Bradstreet and Phillis Wheatley: Poster Girls for Christian Courage

As a preteen, I shared a room with my sister and had every kid’s dream—bunk beds. I loved having the top bunk because it was my special space where I could cut out pictures from magazines and stick them to the wall, all pictures of beautiful girls I wanted to look like. When I got…