Barbara Kreiger

Barbara Kreiger is the author of The Dead Sea: Myth, History, and Politics. She teaches at Dartmouth College. Shalom Goldman is a professor of Hebrew studies at Emory University and the editor of Hebrew and the Bible in America.

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Divine Expectations · An American Woman in Nineteenth-Century Palestine
By Barbara Kreiger

Barbara Kreiger's intriguing narrative presents the account of Clorinda Minor, a charismatic American Christian woman whose belief in the Second Coming prompted her to leave a comfortable life in Philadelphia in 1851 and take up agriculture in Palestine. After her disappointment in a failed prophecy that the End of Days would take place in October 1844, Mrs.