Changing One’s Mind: Transformations in Reformation History from a Germanist’s Perspective *

  title={Changing One’s Mind: Transformations in Reformation History from a Germanist’s Perspective *},
  author={Susan C. Karant‐Nunn},
  journal={Renaissance Quarterly},
  pages={1101 - 1127}
This is a memoir and a reflection; it is not a true bibliographical essay even though I shall give examples of works that establish or exemplify an important trend. Whereas in the past we avoided the use of firstperson-singular pronouns, this proceeds from the conviction that historians, as human beings, should not attempt to conceal the personal dimensions of their professional and intellectual experience; and that our students may gain from seeing at least part of our interactions with one… 
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