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Angelina Grimké


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Angelina Emily Grimké Weld (20 February 1805 – 26 October 1879) was an American political activist, abolitionist and supporter of the women's suffrage movement.

Grimké was born in Charleston, South Carolina, to John Faucheraud Grimké, an aristocratic Episcopalian judge, planter, lawyer, politician, slaveholder, Revolutionary War veteran and distinguished member of Charleston society. In... more »

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  • ''I have not placed reading before praying because I regard it more important, but because, in order to pray aright, we must understand what we are praying for.''
    Angelina Grimké (1805-1879), U.S. abolitionist, feminist. repr. In The Oven Birds: American Women on Womanhood 1820-1920, ed. Gail Parker (1972). "App...
  • We are commanded to love God with all our minds, as well as with all our hearts, and we commit a great sin if we forbid or prevent that cultivation of the mind in others which would enable them to per...
    Angelina Grimké (1805-1879), U.S. abolitionist, feminist. repr. In The Oven Birds: American Women on Womanhood 1820- 1920, ed. Gail Parker (1972). "Ap...
  • The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism, and ought to have no place 'mong Republicans and Christian...
    Angelina Grimké (1805-1879), U.S. abolitionist, feminist. Anti-Slavery Examiner (Sept. 1836). "Appeal to the Christian Women of the South," The Oven B...
  • The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism, and ought to have no place 'mong Republicans and Christian...
    Angelina Grimké (1805-1879), U.S. abolitionist, feminist. Anti-Slavery Examiner (Sept. 1836). "Appeal to the Christian Women of the South," The Oven B...
  • The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism, and ought to have no place 'mong Republicans and Christian...
    Angelina Grimké (1805-1879), U.S. abolitionist, feminist. repr. In The Oven Birds: American Women on Womanhood 1820- 1920, ed. Gail Parker (1972). "Ap...
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