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Women, Gender and Radical Religion in Early Modern Europe.

By: Brown, Sylvia.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions, 129: Publisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2007Description: 1 online resource (339 p.).ISBN: 9789047422747.Subject(s): Christian women -- Europe -- Religious life | Women -- Europe -- Religious life | Women in Christianity -- Europe -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women, Gender and Radical Religion in Early Modern EuropeDDC classification: 274.07082 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Acknowledgements; Abbreviations and Conventions; Contributors; Introduction (Sylvia Brown); PART ONE QUAKER WOMEN AND RADICAL ACTIVISM ACROSS THE BOUNDARIES; Prophetic Cries at Whitehall: The Gender Dynamics of Early Quaker Women''s Injurious Speech (Kirilka Stavreva); The Radical Travels of Mary Fisher: Walking and Writing in the Universal Light (Sylvia Brown); Seven Thousand "Hand-Maids and Daughters of the Lord": Lincolnshire and Cheshire Quaker Women''s Anti-Tithe Protests in Late Interregnum and Restoration England (Stephen A. Kent)
"Truly Dear Hearts": Family and Spirituality in Quaker Women''s Writings 1680-1750 (Sheila Wright)PART TWO PROPHETESSES: RADICAL REVISIONS OF KNOWLEDGE, GENDER, BODY, SELF; "Break down the walls of flesh": Anna Trapnel, John James, and Fifth Monarchist Self-Representation (Naomi Baker); A "Remarkable Female of Womankind": Gender, Scripture, and Knowledge in the Writings of M. Marsin (Sarah Apetrei); "Mother of Love": Spiritual Maternity in the Works of Jane Lead (1624-1704) (Julie Hirst)
"I Wish to Be Nothing": The Role of Self-Denial in the Mystical Theology of Anna Maria van Schurman (Bo Karen Lee)PART THREE WOMEN AND RADICALISM ACROSS EUROPE, ACROSS CONFESSIONS; Mouldered Away in the Tower With the Fruit of the Womb? On the Treatment of Pregnant Anabaptist Women under Criminal Law (Marion Kobelt-Groch, translated by Dennis L. Slabaugh); "They are but Women": Mary Ward, 1585-1645 (Pamela Ellis); Cherchez la femme: Radical Religion in the Life and Poetry of Luisa de Carvajal (José Manuel González)
"A Wise and Godly Sybilla": Viscountess Ranelagh and the Politics of International Protestantism (Ruth Connolly)Index
Summary: A collection of twelve essays that examines the role of women and of gender in a range of ''radical'' beliefs and practices in post-Reformation Europe.
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Acknowledgements; Abbreviations and Conventions; Contributors; Introduction (Sylvia Brown); PART ONE QUAKER WOMEN AND RADICAL ACTIVISM ACROSS THE BOUNDARIES; Prophetic Cries at Whitehall: The Gender Dynamics of Early Quaker Women''s Injurious Speech (Kirilka Stavreva); The Radical Travels of Mary Fisher: Walking and Writing in the Universal Light (Sylvia Brown); Seven Thousand "Hand-Maids and Daughters of the Lord": Lincolnshire and Cheshire Quaker Women''s Anti-Tithe Protests in Late Interregnum and Restoration England (Stephen A. Kent)

"Truly Dear Hearts": Family and Spirituality in Quaker Women''s Writings 1680-1750 (Sheila Wright)PART TWO PROPHETESSES: RADICAL REVISIONS OF KNOWLEDGE, GENDER, BODY, SELF; "Break down the walls of flesh": Anna Trapnel, John James, and Fifth Monarchist Self-Representation (Naomi Baker); A "Remarkable Female of Womankind": Gender, Scripture, and Knowledge in the Writings of M. Marsin (Sarah Apetrei); "Mother of Love": Spiritual Maternity in the Works of Jane Lead (1624-1704) (Julie Hirst)

"I Wish to Be Nothing": The Role of Self-Denial in the Mystical Theology of Anna Maria van Schurman (Bo Karen Lee)PART THREE WOMEN AND RADICALISM ACROSS EUROPE, ACROSS CONFESSIONS; Mouldered Away in the Tower With the Fruit of the Womb? On the Treatment of Pregnant Anabaptist Women under Criminal Law (Marion Kobelt-Groch, translated by Dennis L. Slabaugh); "They are but Women": Mary Ward, 1585-1645 (Pamela Ellis); Cherchez la femme: Radical Religion in the Life and Poetry of Luisa de Carvajal (José Manuel González)

"A Wise and Godly Sybilla": Viscountess Ranelagh and the Politics of International Protestantism (Ruth Connolly)Index

A collection of twelve essays that examines the role of women and of gender in a range of ''radical'' beliefs and practices in post-Reformation Europe.

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