Women and the Reformation by Kirsi Stjerna

By Kirsi Stjerna

Women and the Reformation gathers historic fabrics and private bills to supply a finished and obtainable examine the prestige and contributions of ladies as leaders within the sixteenth century Protestant world.

  • Explores the hot and improved function as middle individuals in Christian existence that ladies skilled through the Reformation
  • Examines varied person tales from girls of the days, starting from biographical sketches of the ex-nun Katharina von Bora Luther and Queen Jeanne d’Albret, to the prophetess Ursula Jost and the discovered Olimpia Fulvia Morata
  • Brings jointly social heritage and theology to supply a groundbreaking quantity at the theological results that those girls had on Christian lifestyles and spirituality
  • Accompanied through an internet site at www.blackwellpublishing.com/stjerna providing student’s entry to the writings by means of the ladies featured within the book

Show description

Read Online or Download Women and the Reformation PDF

Best church history books

Covenant-Making: The Fabric of Relationship

This assortment explores the valuable theological suggestion of covenant. it's been produced in honor of Dr. R. Larry Shelton, revered student and loved husband, father, colleague, and buddy. Covenant--the unifying topic of this book--is a topic to which Dr. Shelton dedicated huge cognizance over his forty-five-year occupation as a student and instructor.

Awakening the Evangelical Mind: An Intellectual History of the Neo-Evangelical Movement

The 1st significant research to attract upon unknown or missed resources, in addition to unique interviews with figures like Billy Graham, Awakening the Evangelical brain uniquely tells the attractive tale of the way evangelicalism constructed as an highbrow flow in the course of the 20 th century. starting with the lifetime of Harold Ockenga, Strachan indicates how Ockenga introduced jointly a small group of Christian students at Harvard college within the Nineteen Forties who agitated for a reloaded Christian mind.

Becoming Christian: The Demise of the Jesus Movement

The evolution of Christianity because it is understood at the present time begun in Antioch, yet as changing into Christian finds, it had as soon as been fairly diverse. whereas so much histories gloss over the earliest interval of Christianity firstly the Christian institution, this booklet uncovers the little-known heritage in the "gap" among 31 and 70 CE, whilst the Jesus stream was once founded in Jerusalem below the authority of James bar Joseph, the brother of Jesus, and the apostles served as missionaries wearing the lessons of Jesus all through Judea, Galilee, and Samaria.

The House of the Virgin Mary

Come to grasp the home of the Virgin Mary which, in accordance with numberless saints, rankings of popes, and lots of authentic records of the Vatican (and to guard it from the depredations of the Saracens) was once within the overdue 1200s miraculously transported from Mary’s village of Nazareth to a hillside in Italy.

Additional info for Women and the Reformation

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.76 of 5 – based on 30 votes