The contribution of two women to the Reformed heritage: The life and work of Frances Young
(1939–) and Dorothee Sölle (1929–2003). This article is a lexicographical overview of the life
and work of two specific women, Frances Young and Dorothee Sölle. The purpose of this is to
highlight the reformed character of their respective theologies. Both are characterised by
reflection on and reaction to the fragility of human life and the brokenness of the human
condition. They are among the ‘cloud of witnesses’ that bear testimony to the impact and
heritage of the Reformation.