Women and the Reformation by Kirsi Stjerna
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Women and the Reformation
By Kirsi Stjerna

Women and the Reformation

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Women and the Reformation by Kirsi Stjerna

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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. Explores the new and expanded role as core participants in Christian life that women experienced during the Reformation Examines diverse individual stories from women of the times, ranging from biographical sketches of the ex-nun Katharina von Bora Luther and Queen Jeanne d'Albret, to the prophetess Ursula Jost and the learned Olimpia Fulvia Morata Brings together social history and theology to provide a groundbreaking volume on the theological effects that these women had on Christian life and spirituality Accompanied by a website at www.blackwellpublishing.com/stjerna offering student's access to the writings by the women featured in the book

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405114233
ISBN-10: 1405114231
Format: Paperback
(242mm x 174mm x 17mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Kirsi Stjerna

Large Catechism of Dr. Martin Luther, 1529 by Kirsi Stjerna Large Catechism of Dr. Martin Luther, 1529, Paperback (May 2016)

With great detail, Kirsi I. Stjerna introduces and annotates Luther's Large Catechism, in which the reformer set out to offer a new compass for religious life. He believed all Christian people -laity and clergy-needed a guide to comprehend the basic biblical, creedal, and sacramental teachings.

Annotated Luther by Kirsi Stjerna Annotated Luther, Hardback (September 2015)

This volume contains a number of the writings categorized under the theme word and faith. Writings in the volume range from core documents Bondage of the Will, Against the Heavenly Prophets, The Smalcald Articles, and Large Catechism to Luther's own Confession of Faith and treatments of Moses, the Gospels, and Two Kinds of Righteousness.

Women and the Reformation by Kirsi Stjerna Women and the Reformation, Hardback (June 2008)

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.

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Author Biography - Kirsi Stjerna

Kirsi Stjerna is Associate Professor of Reformation Church History and Director of the Institute for Luther Studies at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. She is the editor of The Role of the Bishop: Changing Models for a Global Church (2001) and Homoeroticism in the Biblical World: A Historical Perspective (1998).

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