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The Life of Lady Johanna Eleonora Petersen, Written by Herself

Pietism and Women's Autobiography in Seventeenth-Century Germany

The Life of Lady Johanna Eleonora Petersen, Written by Herself( )
Author: Petersen, Johanna Eleonora
Translator: Becker-Cantarino, Barbara
Series title:The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe Ser.
ISBN:978-0-226-66299-2
Publication Date:Apr 2005
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

In a time when the Pauline dictum decreed that women be silent in matters of the Church, Johanna Eleonora Petersen (1644-1724) was a pioneering author of religious books, insisting on her right to speak out as a believer above her male counterparts. Publishing her readings of the Gospels and the Book of Revelation as well as her thoughts on theology in general, Petersen and her writings created controversy, especially in orthodox circles, and she became a voice for the radical...
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Book Details
Pages:168
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christian Ministry / Evangelism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.594 Pounds



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