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Author Petersen, Johanna Eleonora.
Title Leben Frauen Joh. Eleonora Petersen, Gebohrner von und zu Merlau. English
The life of Lady Johanna Eleonora Petersen, written by herself : pietism and women's autobiography in seventeenth-century Germany / edited and translated by Barbara Becker-Cantarino.
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2005]
©2005

Author Petersen, Johanna Eleonora.
Series The other voice in early modern Europe.
Other voice in early modern Europe.
Subject Petersen, Johanna Eleonora.
Pietism -- Germany.
Pietists -- Germany -- Biography.
Alt Name Becker-Cantarino, Barbara.
Description 1 online resource (xxix, 140 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-134) and index.
Note Translated from the German.
Print version record.
Summary 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 ministers and their teachings. But she defended her lay religious calling an.
Contents Acknowledgments; Series Editors' Introduction; Johanna Eleonora Petersen, née von und zu Merlau (1644-1724): From Noblewoman to Radical Pietist; Volume Editor's Bibliography; The Life of Lady Johanna Eleonora Petersen, née von und zu Merlau, Wife of Dr. Johann Wilhelm Petersen, Written by Herself; Appendix A; Appendix B; Series Editors' Bibliography; Index
ISBN 9780226663005 (electronic bk.)
0226663000 (electronic bk.)
9780226662985 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0226662985 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780226662992 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0226662993 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 189821342
Additional Format Print version: Petersen, Johanna Eleonora. Leben Frauen Joh. Eleonora Petersen, Gebohrner von und zu Merlau. English. Life of Lady Johanna Eleonora Petersen written by herself. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2005 0226662985 (DLC) 2004015884 (OCoLC)56011325.


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