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Epistle to Marguerite de Navarre [electronic resource] ;and, Preface to a sermon by John Calvin / Marie Dentière ; edited and translated by Mary B. McKinley.

By: Dentière, Marie, 1495-1561.
Contributor(s): McKinley, Mary B.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Other voice in early modern Europe: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 110 p.).ISBN: 9780226142753 (electronic bk.); 0226142752 (electronic bk.); 0226142787 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780226142784 (cloth : alk. paper); 0226142795 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780226142791 (pbk. : alk. paper).Uniform titles: Epistle to Marguerite de Navarre. English Contained works: Dentière, Marie, 1495-1561. Preface to a sermon by John Calvin. English.Subject(s): Catholic Church -- Controversial literature | Catholic Church | Reformed Church -- Apologetic works | Women's clothing -- Biblical teaching | Women -- Biblical teaching | Reformed Church | Electronic books | RELIGION -- Christianity -- Calvinist | Reformatie | რელიგია-- კათოლიკური ეკლესიაGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 284/.2 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: Born to a noble family in Tournai, Marie Dentière (1495-1561) left her convent in the 1520s to work for religious reform. She married a former priest and with her husband went to Switzerland, where she was active in the Reformation's takeover of Geneva. Dentière's Very Useful Epistle (1539) is the first explicit statement of reformed theology by a woman to appear in French. Addressed to Queen Marguerite of Navarre, sister of the French king Francis I, the Epistle asks the queen to help those persecuted for their religious beliefs. Dentière offers a stirring defense of women and asserts their r.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-105) and index.

Born to a noble family in Tournai, Marie Dentière (1495-1561) left her convent in the 1520s to work for religious reform. She married a former priest and with her husband went to Switzerland, where she was active in the Reformation's takeover of Geneva. Dentière's Very Useful Epistle (1539) is the first explicit statement of reformed theology by a woman to appear in French. Addressed to Queen Marguerite of Navarre, sister of the French king Francis I, the Epistle asks the queen to help those persecuted for their religious beliefs. Dentière offers a stirring defense of women and asserts their r.

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