Women Who Changed the Church Lecture: ‘And your daughters shall prophesy…’ The influence of women in the Protestant Reformation

Online with Zoom

Dr Charlotte Methuen will consider the contribution of women in the German Reformation, particularly women who published controversial works in support of Luther's ideas.  These include the former nuns Florentina von Oberweimar and Ursula von Münsterberg, whose works were endorsed by Luther, the lay women Argula von Grumbach, Ursula Weyda, Katharina Schutz Zell, and the anonymous author of two polemical treatises.  The paper will show how women justified their contributions to Reformation debates, despite efforts to silence them coming from on both sides of Reformation debates, and assess their influence. Date/Time:  Thursday 27 January 2022 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm Cost:  [...]