A SHORT TREATISE ON THE SECOND APPEARING OF CHRIST,; in and through the order of the Female.
Boston: Bazin & Chandler, 1853. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 24. Printed wraps, a very good copy. Richmond 663. Item #59496
This outlines the ultimate feminist position: the Shaker theology that Mother Ann Lee is the reincarnation of the Christ.Evans (1808-93) was an English-born US reformer, editor, and elder among the Shakers. He wrote: "The following pages are devoted to a succinct illustration of . . . [the Shakers'] real views upon this fundamental principle of Shakerism, which we hold to be synonymous with true, genuine Christianity."
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