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Cynthia Grant Tucker

Professor, English
Campus: Main
Office Phone: (901) 678-4525
Areas of Expertise:
Biography and other life writing
Ministers' Wives and Children
Pastors' Families
Unitarian History
Women in Liberal Religious Leadership
Women Ministers

About the Expert:
I've taught the process of writing biography for fifteen years and have written five published biographies of my own, three of them about women in liberal religion: A Woman's Ministry: Mary Collson's Search For Reform (also published in paper under the title of Healer In Harm's Way), Prophetic Sisterhood: Liberal Women Ministers of the Frontier, and No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women. The other two, on women artists, are Kate Freeman Clark: An Artist Rediscovered, and Spirited Threads.

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