Women and the Reformation - eBook
Women and the Reformation - eBook  -     By: Kirsi Stjerna
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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 9781444359046
ISBN-13: 9781444359046

Publisher's Description

Women and the Reformation gathers historical materials andpersonal accounts to provide a comprehensive and accessible look atthe status and contributions of women as leaders in the 16thcentury Protestant world.
  • Explores the new and expanded role as core participants inChristian 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 BoraLuther and Queen Jeanne d’Albret, to the prophetess UrsulaJost and the learned Olimpia Fulvia Morata
  • Brings together social history and theology to provide agroundbreaking volume on the theological effects that these womenhad on Christian life and spirituality
  • Accompanied by a website at www.blackwellpublishing.com/stjernaoffering student’s access to the writings by the womenfeatured in the book

Author Bio

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).

Editorial Reviews

“Stjerna writes in a style that will be accessibleto undergraduate students, and her sophisticated analyses draw onher extensive theological training and wide reading, so that thebook will be useful for more advanced students and non-specialistscholars as well.” (The Journal of EcclesiasticalHistory,April 2010)

“Thiswork should be viewed as a very welcome teaching resource: itprovides novice undergraduate students of the early modern with themeans to be informed about and inspired by the Reformation, whilstofferingample resources for postgraduates to develop ideas.”(Journal of Theological Studies, April2010)

"Concise descriptions summarize basic biographical informationand analyze the leadership role of these women in the largerreformatory movements. ... A thorough bibliography (thirty-sixpages) offers wide possibilities for further reading. The booksucceeds in its goal." (Religious Studies Review, December2009)

"The text is fairly described as ground breaking. An extensivebibliography and a full index are provided. The price for such anacademic study is refreshingly modest." (History, October2008)

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