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Winkworth
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1. Susanna

(Aug 13, 1820, London – Nov 25, 1884, Clifton), grew up in Manchester, where she was drawn into the intellectual climate of the Gaskells and their circle. She opened up a new spiritual dimension in 19th-century Britain by translating two key works of German mystical theology, the Theologia Germanica (1854) and History and Life of Johannes Tauler with Twenty-Five of his Sermons (1857). She also translated the Life and Letters of Barthold Niebuhr (B.G. Niebuhr, 1852) and Signs of the Times (1856) and God in History (1868–1…

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Skrine, Peter and Fraas, Hans-Jürgen, “Winkworth”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_124301>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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