Morning Star Of Wittenberg: Life of Katie Luther
Women in Christian History

Morning Star Of Wittenberg: Life of Katie Luther

This video documentary provides an intimate look at Katharina von Bora, former nun, 16th Century entrepreneur and wife of Martin Luther, father of the Protestant Reformation. It is an in-depth look at the life of the woman who helped Luther change the course of history. We learn how she coped with incredible demands and survived the continual onslaught of unpredictable developments. We see how she became a capable manager carrying major responsibilities with and for her famous husband.

  • Item number: 500952D
  • Media type: DVD
  • Running Time: 27 min
  • Region: All
  • Production Year: 2001
  • Producer: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Description

This video documentary provides an intimate look at Katharina von Bora, former nun, 16th Century entrepreneur and wife of Martin Luther, father of the Protestant Reformation. It is an in-depth look at the life of the woman who helped Luther change the course of history. We learn how she coped with incredible demands and survived the continual onslaught of unpredictable developments. We see how she became a capable manager carrying major responsibilities with and for her famous husband.

Narrated by Jutta F. Anderson and featuring the insights of noted Katharina experts Dr. Kirsi Stjerna, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and German theologian Dr. Martin Treu, Curator of the Luther Museum in Wittenberg, the
Morning Star of Wittenberg sheds light on this often overlooked partner in the Reformation. Fullscreen

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