BN.com Gift Guide

Katharina Schutz Zell: Volume One. The Life and Thought of a Sixteenth-Century Reformer - Volume Two. The Writings, A Critical Edition

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $113.52
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 21%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (4) from $113.52   
  • New (4) from $113.52   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$113.52
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(2901)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Still Sealed in Plastic. Never used!

Ships from: Simi Valley, CA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$113.52
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(2159)

Condition: New
1998 Hardcover Still Sealed in Plastic. Never used! As New Condition-Over 750, 000 Internet Orders Shipped.

Ships from: Simi Valley, CA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$119.50
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(557)

Condition: New
9004111123 **New** sealed copy, 2 volume set, books and contents in unmarked EXCELLENT condition; ships USPS with delivery confirmation in US 324T

Ships from: Carson, VA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$124.97
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(10638)

Condition: New
New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000.

Ships from: Secaucus, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

The life story and theological writings of Katharina Schütz Zell (1498-1562) present an unusually full picture of an urban lay woman in the Protestant Reformation.
The daughter of an established artisan in the free imperial city of Strasbourg, Katharina Schütz married the reformer Matthew Zell and became a partner in one of the first Protestant ‘clergy couples’. More than a pioneer pastor’s wife, Schütz Zell carried out a lifelong ministry of teaching, writing, and speaking out, as well as the charitable work and hospitality traditionally expected of a woman.
Part one of Volume 1 paints Schütz Zell’s biography in the context of her age, part two explores the main features of her biblical theology and literary activity, giving particular attention to Schütz Zell’s convictions about the ministries of women and laity.
Volume 2 provides access for the first time to the literary corpus of an outstanding lay leader of the early Protestant Reformation, one of the most articulate women authors of her age.
An educated Strasbourg craftswoman and pastor’s wife, Katharina Schütz Zell wrote German fluently.
Her works, some published in her lifetime, others preserved only in manuscript, are remarkable for their time-span (1524-1558) and the range of genres: from devotional, educational, and pastoral text to sermonic literature and theological polemic.
Schütz Zell’s writings reveal a lively mind, considerable Biblical knowledge, and unusual historical gifts. Her practically unknown autograph letter to Caspar Schwenckfeld is particularly important for the new light it sheds on confessionalization in the 1550’s and one woman’s friendly but sturdy intellectual independence.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
'This is the magisterial life of Katharina Schütz Zell that we who have been waiting for it were confident it would be. The author's mastery of the sources, meticulous attention to detail, and critical and intuitive if rapt scutiny of the extraordinary woman who is her subject inform every page.'
Susan C. Karant-Nunn, Journal of Ecclesiastical History, 2001.
'This work provides an in-depth, scholarly, and eminently readable account of a laywoman who was one of the best-known women advocates of the Reformation in her own day.'
Karin Maag, Calvin Theological Journal.
'...zwei umfangreiche Bände über die Straßburger Laientheologin Katharina Zell (1498-1562) vorgelegt, die zu den bedeutendsten neueren Publikationen aus der Reformationsgeschichte gerechnet werden können.'.
Martin H. Jung, Blätter fur Württ. Kirchengeschichte, 2001.
'The appearance of these volumes is a cause for celebration among students of the Reformation; a gifted historian has turned her attention to the work of a significant but long-neglected reformer….by a thorough, readable presentation of Schütz Zell's biography and theology and in a brilliant edition of virtually the entire corpus of her extant writings, McKee has altered the parameters of Reformation studies.'
John L. Farthing, Religious Studies Review, 2001.
John L. Thompson
McKee succeeds in leading her readers into the mind and world of Katharina Schutz Zell and exposes us to all her moods and genres: letters, prayers, exhortation, informal sermons, biographical reflection, grief for her late husband, religious apology and consolation.
Theology Today
Read More Show Less

Product Details

Meet the Author

Elsie Anne McKee, Ph.D. (1982), Princeton Theological Seminary, is (Archibald Alexander) Professor of Reformation Studies and the History of Worship there. A Reformation historian, her books include John Calvin on the Diaconate and Liturgical Almsgiving (Droz, 1984), and Elders and the Plural Ministry (Droz, 1988).
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)