Reordering Marriage and Society in Reformation Germanyby Joel F. Harrington
Pub. Date: 01/27/1995
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This book: 1) describes marriage in both theory (theological and legal) and practice in Reformation Germany; 2) puts the Protestant Reformation in its full social context; 3)provides broad synthesis of the latest international research on marriage, the family, gender and sexuality, statebuilding, and theology.
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Table of ContentsPart I. The Nature and Origins of Sixteenth-Century Marriage Reform: 1. Marriage reform and reformers; 2. Marriage and the Church: the ideological reformation; 3. Marriage and the state: the bureaucratic reformation; Part II. The Social Impact of Sixteenth-Century Marriage Reform: 4. In loco parentis: public approval of private consent; 5. 'Against the marriage devil': sexual discipline and marital stability; 6. Conclusions.
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