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Author Petersen, Johanna Eleonora.

Title 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
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2005]
©2005
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 140 pages)
Series The other voice in early modern Europe
Other voice in early modern Europe.
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-134) and index
Notes Translated from the German
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Subject Petersen, Johanna Eleonora.
Pietism -- Germany.
Pietists -- Germany -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Becker-Cantarino, Barbara.
LC no. 2004015884
ISBN 0226662985 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0226662993 (paperback; alk. paper)
0226663000 (electronic bk.)
9780226662985 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780226662992 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780226663005 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Leben Frauen Joh. Eleonora Petersen, Gebohrner von und zu Merlau. English