"Defender of the Most Holy Matriarchs": Martin Luther's Interpretation of the Women of Genesis in the Enarrationes in Genesin, 1535-1545

by Mickey Leland Mattox, M. L. Mattox
     
 

A study in the history of exegesis, this text examines Martin Luther's interpretation of the stories of the women of Genesis, evaluating his understanding of male/female relations as well as his appropriation of Christian hagiographical traditions of biblical interpretation.See more details below

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A study in the history of exegesis, this text examines Martin Luther's interpretation of the stories of the women of Genesis, evaluating his understanding of male/female relations as well as his appropriation of Christian hagiographical traditions of biblical interpretation.

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'Mattox's research is throrough and his arguments persuasive.'
Susan C. Karant-Nunn, Renaissance Quarterly, 2004.

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ISBN-13:
9789004128941
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/18/2002
Series:
Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions Series, #92
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.64(h) x 1.01(d)

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