Cult Of True Womanhood

Of course doing what is best for our people would be called a “cult”. I would like to find some non biased information about this, like their original material, would be great.

 

Definition of the Cult of Domesticity

The values of the Cult of Domesticity focused on the happiness of the family unit and the wholeness of the home.

Feminism sometimes unfairly places blame on this movement in history as being a means of “putting women down,” or “keeping women in their place,” but the movement itself was wholly a reflection of very feminine ideals at work, and it made homemaking into an appreciated art form — an art that many homes still use today.

The Cult of Domesticity was the idea that a woman’s sphere was in the home — tending to its every need, and that every woman should be religious, pure in heart and body, and submissive to her husband and God.

In the United States, Canada, and Great Britain this movement reigned in the 1800s to early 1900s, saw a resurgence in the 1950s, and is now finding a new set of followers in the 2010s. The modern phenomenon, for example, has been labeled the “New Domesticity” by author Emily Matchar.

 

https://owlcation.com/humanities/The-Cult-of-Domesticity-Past-and-Present

 

http://gem.greenwood.com/wse/wsePrint.jsp?id=id154

 

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