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Women and the Reformation / Kirsi Stjerna.

By: Stjerna, Kirsi Irmeli, 1963-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2009Description: ix, 269 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781405114226 (hardcover : alk. paper); 1405114223 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9781405114233 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1405114231 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Women in Christianity -- History -- 16th century. Burton | Reformation | Christian women -- Religious lifeOnline resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents only
Contents:
Prophets, visionaries, and martyrs: Ursula Jost and her publisher Margarethe Prüss -- The monastic option: the struggle of the convents -- Marriage and motherhood: the preferred calling -- Learning and power: an elusive option -- "Herr Doktor" Katharina von Bora, 1499-1552, the Lutheran matriarch -- Argula von Grumbach, 1492 to 1563/68?: a Bavarian apologist and pamphleteer -- Elisabeth von Brandenburg, 1485-1555, and Elisabeth von Braunschweig, 1510-1558: exiled mothers, reforming rulers -- Katharina Schütz Zell, 1498-1562: a publishing church mother in Strasbourg -- Marie Dentière, 1495-1561: a Genevan reformer and writer -- Marguerite de Navarre, 1492-1549, and Jeanne d'Albret, 1528-1572: the protectors of the French reformers -- Renée de France, 1510-1575: a friend of the Huguenots -- Olimpia Fulvia Morata, 1526/27-1555: an Italian scholar -- Conclusions and observations on gender and the Reformation
Summary: Women and the Reformation gathers historical materials and personal accounts to provide a comprehensive and accessible look at the status and contributions of women as leaders in the 16th century Protestant world. --from publisher description
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-258) and index.

Prophets, visionaries, and martyrs: Ursula Jost and her publisher Margarethe Prüss -- The monastic option: the struggle of the convents -- Marriage and motherhood: the preferred calling -- Learning and power: an elusive option -- "Herr Doktor" Katharina von Bora, 1499-1552, the Lutheran matriarch -- Argula von Grumbach, 1492 to 1563/68?: a Bavarian apologist and pamphleteer -- Elisabeth von Brandenburg, 1485-1555, and Elisabeth von Braunschweig, 1510-1558: exiled mothers, reforming rulers -- Katharina Schütz Zell, 1498-1562: a publishing church mother in Strasbourg -- Marie Dentière, 1495-1561: a Genevan reformer and writer -- Marguerite de Navarre, 1492-1549, and Jeanne d'Albret, 1528-1572: the protectors of the French reformers -- Renée de France, 1510-1575: a friend of the Huguenots -- Olimpia Fulvia Morata, 1526/27-1555: an Italian scholar -- Conclusions and observations on gender and the Reformation

Women and the Reformation gathers historical materials and personal accounts to provide a comprehensive and accessible look at the status and contributions of women as leaders in the 16th century Protestant world. --from publisher description

7/2009 39.95 (33.96) Gift of Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Carl

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Women and the Reformation / by Stjerna, Kirsi Irmeli, ©2009

Blackwell Pub., (Malden, Mass. :) ix, 269 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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