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Hopes for Better Spouses: Protestant Marriage and Church Renewal in Early Modern Europe, India, and North America

Hopes for Better Spouses: Protestant Marriage and Church Renewal in Early Modern Europe, India, and North America

by A. G. Roeber

Modern Protestant debates about spousal relations and the meaning of marriage began in a forgotten international dispute some 300 years ago. The Lutheran-Pietist ideal of marriage as friendship and mutual pursuit of holiness battled with the idea that submission defined spousal roles.Exploiting material culture artifacts, broadsides, hymns, sermons, private … Read more…