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  • Reformation women's 'tremendous' impact highlighted

    by David Roach, posted Monday, October 30, 2017 (one year ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- For nearly the first century of its existence, the International Monument to the Reformation in Geneva did not include any women's names among the Protestant Reformation personalities it honored.

    But in 2002, the name Marie Dentiere was engraved on a stone marker, a notable though late acknowledgment that women played an important role in the church's 16th-century return to biblical roots.

    The Reformation "transformed the position of women," said Diana Severance, a ... Read More