“Martin Luther’s View on Women especially to Marriage & Education Perspective” : [Continuity or Change?]
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Reformation during sixteen Century by Martin Luther brought significant changes in the society, especially the lives of women through education and marriage perspective. Through reformation we look the role of women during medieval ages and what effects of this reformation on the lives of women. Before the reformation women were facing many problems about education, marriage, divorce, gender, sexuality, Virginity, celibacy. And family issues. Women role was inferior in the society, there status on the society was just domestic duties and go to convent and monasteries. Through contextual theory approach, we discovered Martin Luther promoted the status of the women in the society through new reformation laws of education and Marriage to fix the family issues. As the marriage and education were the solution of all the evil in the society. Martin Luther encouraged education for all, especially for girl’s education. Against evils of the society Celibacy, Virginity, sexuality, divorce, remarriage, Sacrament, and other family issue, he described the marriage as Godly gift and gave examples from the Scripture Genesis and Bible from Eve to other Biblical and famous women of the society. Through the theology of Education and marriage he promoted the rights of women in the society.