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From virile woman to womanChrist : studies in medieval religion and literature

Author: Barbara Newman
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1995.
Series: Middle Ages series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Barbara Newman has written an erudite and wonderful book. . . . From Virile Woman to WomanChrist should be required reading in every university-level women's studies course."-Caroline Walker Bynum,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Newman, Barbara, 1953-
From virile woman to womanChrist.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)624768770
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Newman
ISBN: 0812232739 9780812232738 0812215451 9780812215458
OCLC Number: 31206298
Awards: Winner of Awarded the 2009 Haskins Medal by the Medieval Academy of America.
Description: 355 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Flaws in the Golden Bowl: gender and spiritual formation in the twelfth century --
Authority, authenticity, and the repression of Heloise --
"Crueel Corage": Child sacrifice and the maternal martyr in hagiography and romance --
On the threshold of the dead: Purgatory, hell, and religious women --
La mystique courtoise: Thirteenth-century beguines and the art of love --
Hadewijch and Abelard --
Gnostics, free spirits, and "Meister Eckhart's daughter" --
WomanSpirit, woman Pope --
Renaissance feminism and esoteric theology: The case of Cornelius Agrippa.
Series Title: Middle Ages series.
Responsibility: Barbara Newman.

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