About the Book
Marilyn Färdig Whiteley has taught at colleges in the United States and Canada and worked at the archives of the United Church of Canada. As an independent scholar, she has written on many aspects of women in the Christian church in North America. Her books include Canadian Methodist Women, 1766–1925: Marys, Marthas, Mothers in Israel. She lives in Guelph, Ontario, with her husband, Hugh.