Reordering Marriage and Society in Reformation Germany

Reordering Marriage and Society in Reformation Germany

by Joel F. Harrington
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521464838

ISBN-13: 9780521464833

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.  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521464833
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/27/1995
Pages:
333
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Part 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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