Diva Julia

Diva Julia CoverDiva Julia: The Public Romance and Private Agony of Julia Ward Howe, by Valarie Ziegler Ph.D., is the first full-length biography of the noted suffragist, author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” and creator of Mother’s Day. The work won the 2002 Trinity Prize, which recognizes and encourages an emerging writer or scholar whose cross-disciplinary work offers new perspectives on biblical, cultural, ethical, theological or religious issues with broad applications for a general audience. Publishers Weekly called Diva Julia “A revealing treatment of Julia Ward Howe’s life…. able to meaningfully discuss the larger implications of Howe’s message during difficult times…. No one has been so thorough or bold as Ziegler.” (Trinity Press/Continuum)