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Author Zell, Katharina, 1497 or 1498-1562.

Title Church mother : the writings of a Protestant reformer in sixteenth-century Germany / Katharina Schütz Zell ; edited and translated by Elsie McKee
Published Chicago [Ill.] : University of Chicago Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 267 pages)
Series The other voice in early modern Europe
Other voice in early modern Europe.
Contents Letter to the suffering women of the community in Kentzingen -- Katharina Schütz's apologia for Master Matthew Zell, her husband -- Some Christian and comforting songs of praise about Jesus Christ our Savior -- Lament and exhortation of Katharina Zell to the people at the grave of Master Matthew Zell -- The Miserere Psalm meditated, prayed, and paraphrased with King David by Katharina Zell--, sent to the Christian man Sir Felix Armbruster -- To Caspar Schwenckfeld -- A letter to the whole citizenship of the city of Strasbourg from Katharina Zell, --concerning Mr. Ludwig Rabus -- Letter of Ludwig Rabus to Katharina Schütz Zell
Summary Imbued with character and independence, strength and articulateness, humor and conviction, abundant biblical knowledge and intense compassion, Katharina Schütz Zell (1498?1562) was an outspoken religious reformer in sixteenth-century Germany who campaigned for the right of clergy to marry and the responsibility of lay people?women as well as men?to proclaim the Gospel. As one of the first and most daring models of the pastor?s wife in the Protestant Reformation, Schütz Zell demonstrated that she could be an equal partner in marriage; she was for many years a respected, if unofficial, mother of
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-250) and index
Notes Translated from the German
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Subject Christian women -- Religious life.
Reformation -- France -- Strasbourg.
Strasbourg (France) -- Church history.
Genre/Form Church history.
Form Electronic book
Author McKee, Elsie Anne.
LC no. 2005029655
ISBN 0226979660 (alk. paper)
0226979679 (paperback; alk. paper)
0226979687 (electronic bk.)
9780226979663 (alk. paper)
9780226979670 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780226979687 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Works. Selections. English. 2006