Gender and the Reformation

  title={Gender and the Reformation},
  author={Merry Wiesner-Hanks},
“Teaching courses on the Reformation is no longer feasible without the inclusion of women as subjects in the story of the Reformation and its evaluation.”1 This first sentence of a very new book designed for undergraduates and seminarians will seem unremarkable to many students who read it, or at least to those in North America, who have grown up with women’s history as part of their school curricula. Kirsi Stjerna, the textbook’s author, is a pastor, church historian, and the Director of the… 
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