The Life of Lady Johanna Eleonora Petersen, Written by Herself: Pietism and Women's Autobiography in Seventeenth-Century Germany

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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 Pietists those most at odds with Lutheran ...

The Life of Lady Johanna Eleonora Petersen, Written by Herself: Pietism and Women's Autobiography in Seventeenth-Century Germany 2005, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226662992

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The Life of Lady Johanna Eleonora Petersen, Written by Herself: Pietism and Women's Autobiography in Seventeenth-Century Germany 2005, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226662985

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