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Saskia Lettmaier

Spouses, Church, and State

Marriage Law in England and Protestant Germany from the Reformation until the Close of the Nineteenth Century
[Ehegatten, Kirche und Staat. Eherecht in England und im protestantischen Deutschland von der Reformation bis zum Ende des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts.]
2024. Approx. 420 pages.
forthcoming in August 2024
DOI 10.1628/978-3-16-162494-0
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Saskia Lettmaier explores the greatest transformation to have occurred within the Western law of marriage in the last five hundred years: the shift from a unified marital order, created by a universal church and influenced by theological principles, to a non-unified marital order, created by separate states and influenced by secular principles.

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