Gill, LaVerne McCain 1947-

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GILL, LaVerne McCain 1947-

PERSONAL: Born October 13, 1947, in Washington, DC; daughter of Paul McCain and Mary Williams; married Tepper Gill (a mathematician), February 9, 1977; children: Dylan McDuffie, Tepper Gill. Ethnicity:

"African American." Education: Howard University, B.A., 1969; Rutgers University, M.B.A., 1976; Princeton Theological Seminary, M.Div., 1997, Th.M., 1998. Religion: United Church of Christ.

ADDRESSES: Home—Fax: 734-426-1219. Agent—Natasha Kern, A. Kern Agency, P.O. Box 2908, Portland, OR 99728. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Writer and minister of United Church of Christ.

WRITINGS:

African American Women in Congress: Forming and Transforming History, Rutgers University Press (New Brunswick, NJ), 1997.

Daughters of Dignity: African Women in the Bible and the Virtues of Black Womanhood, Pilgrim Press (Cleveland, OH), 2000.

My Mother Prayed for Me: Faith Journaling for African American Women, United Church Press (Cleveland, OH), 2000.

Vashti's Victory and Other Biblical Women Resisting Injustice, Pilgrim Press (Cleveland, OH), 2003.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

periodicals

Booklist, February 15, 1997, Lillian Lewis, review of African American Women in Congress: Forming and Transforming History, p. 979.

Library Journal, December, 1996, Jill Ortner, review of African American Women in Congress, p. 122.

Women's Review of Books, June, 1997, Leora Tanenbaum, review of African American Women in Congress, p. 7.