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Book Profiles American Women Faith Leaders

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Sojourner Truth, one of the women profiled in the book.

Can you name even one American religious leader who is a woman?  The people who garner attention from the general public tend to be men. 

But there are plenty of examples of women working in spiritual matters who have had great influence. 

Adrian Shirk, who teaches women's studies and creative writing, writes of these remarkable women in And Your Daughters Shall Prophesy: Stories from the Byways of American Women and Religion.  Adrian Shirk shares some of the stories on a visit to The Exchange. 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.