With Louis Christiansen, Mala Emde, Franz Himmelreich, Max Mauff. Directed by Julia von Heinz.

Von Bora was born in Saxony in 1499 to a family of the minor nobility. ... 5.0 out of 5 stars Katharina von Bora: A Reformation Life. In 1504 she went to the convent school of the Benedict order in Brehna (near Halle) and entered the convent of Nimbschen (near Grimma; only in german) in 1508. English: Katharina (Katherine) von Bora (January 29, 1499 - December 20, 1552) was a German Catholic nun who was an early convert to Protestantism.

Martin Luther was a very cheerful man, as a rule; but he had terrible fits of depression. He was at one time so depressed that his friends recommended him to go away for a change of air, to see if he could get relief. The life of Katharina von Bora, a nun in the 16th century. Katharina von Bora, after her wedding Katharina Luther, also referred to as “die Lutherin”, was the wife of Martin Luther, German reformer and a seminal figure of the Protestant Reformation.Beyond what is found in the writings of Luther and some of his contemporaries, little is known about her. Katharina von Bora statue in Wittenberg (Lori Erickson photo) If you can judge a man by his choice in wives, Martin Luther deserves high marks, for Katharina von Bora was a most remarkable woman. Katharina von Bora is best known for being the wife of Protestant reformer Martin Luther. The daughter of an impoverished nobleman, Katharina was sent to a convent at the age of five. And, yes, he married a former nun—Katharina von Bora, an extraordinary woman who stood in strength by his side. Reviewed in the United States on October 8, 2012. Katharina's major achievement during this time was keeping her family together and raising her children to adulthood before she was killed in a carriage accident during another flight from the wars of the Reformation. The Reformation began 100 years before 1517. Katharina von Bora Katharina von Bora was born in 1499, the daughter of an impoverished nobleman. Katherine had fled her convent together with eight other nuns and was staying in the house of the Wittenberg town secretary. But she is also a striking Reformation figure in her own right. Katharina von Bora, wife of the great Protestant Reformation leader Martin Luther, is often considered a crucial participant in the Reformation movement because of her role—with her husband—in defining Protestant family life and providing a worthy example for marriages within the clergy. He went away; but he came home as miserable as ever; and when he went into the sit

While the other nuns soon returned to their families or married, Katherine remained without support. When reading Martin Luther's writings about the freedom of the individual, she decides to leave the monastery - and gains the trust and love of …

Other articles where Katherina von Bora is discussed: Martin Luther: Controversies after the Diet of Worms: …June 13, 1525, Luther married Katherine of Bora, a former nun. The 95 Theses were complaints about church teachings, meant for academic discussion. She later became the wife of Martin Luther, the leader of the Protestant Reformation, who often fondly called her "my Lord Katie." There is much more to the story. As was the case with many upper class women in this era, Katharina was placed in a convent at the age of five. How can we honor Katharina, who was born on January 29, 1499? In 1515 she took her vows and became a nun at the soonest possible date. Katharina von Bora is a non-religious opera in three acts about the life of Katharina von Bora, wife of Martin Luther, written by conductor and composer Mihai Valcu, lyrics by Bill Zeiger.It premiered on November 7, 2015, at the Will W. Orr Auditorium at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, as a collaboration between New Castle Lyric Opera and Opera Westminster.