A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Women’s History

Meet Katie Luther, One of the Protestant Reformation’s Leading Ladies

On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther, the young renegade monk, nailed his 95 Theses to an imposing, wooden, church door in Wittenberg, effectively launching the Protestant Reformation in Germany. Religious revolution soon spread all over Euro... Read More »

Saving Jane’s Soul … 8 Women of Faith

It is February 10 in the year 1554. We are in a room in the Tower of London, where the Lady Jane Gray (1537-1554), who had been Queen of England for little over a week the previous year – from July 10-19, 1553 – is imprisoned. She has b... Read More »

Monica: The Mother Who Never Stopped Praying

Probably the one person from the early centuries of the Church who influenced later Church history more than any other was Augustine (430), who became Bishop of Hippo in North Africa. Augustine himself, however, recognized that to a great d... Read More »