Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster

Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster

Simone Laqua-O'Donnell


girls and the Counter-Reformation in Early sleek Münster examines how ladies from diversified social backgrounds encountered the Counter-Reformation. the point of interest is on Münster, a urban within the north of Germany, which used to be uncovered to strong Protestant affects which culminated within the infamous Anabaptist country of 1534. After the defeat of the unconventional Protestants, town used to be again to Catholicism and a stringent programme of reform used to be enforced.
By reading concubinage, piety, marriage, deviance, and convent reform, middle problems with the Counter-Reformation's quest for renewal, this attention-grabbing research indicates how girls participated within the social and spiritual adjustments of the time, and the way their lives have been formed by way of the Counter-Reformation. utilizing study into the political, spiritual, and social associations, and utilizing a magnificent number of assets, Simone Laqua-O'Donnell engages with the best way girls skilled the recent religiosity, morality, and self-discipline that used to be brought to the town of Münster in this turbulent time.

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