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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Marilynn Morris Markwald  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: 1928 in Waukegan, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

She was born in Waukegan, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Markwald is currently a registered nurse at Hilltop Village in Kerrville, Texas. She worked as a caseworker for the Cook County Department of Public Aid in Chicago, Illinois and as a registered nurse at Belmont Hospital in Chicago.

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Katharina von Bora :
ISBN: 0758600003. OCLC Number: 50333923

Concordia Pub. House,. .

This book seeks to establish Katharina von Bora, the daughter of German nobility who in the tumult of Reformation Europe married the church's most famous reformer, as "an extraordinary woman--a spiritual person whose faith and courage stand as an example today." In 16 chapters, the authors trace Katy's background, birth, childhood and early adult years, and her marriage to Martin Luther. They also document Katy's last years, revealing the faith and legacy of a woman who held steadfast to Christ in great adversity and need and who also advocated evangelical reforms. Acquainted with tradegy and grief, Katy exhibited a deep spirituality, encouraging her family and friends in times of desperation and doubt and providing for the numerous guests to the parsonage.