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Listen daughter : the Speculum virginum and the formation of religious women in the Middle Ages

Author: C J Mews
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York, NY : Palgrave, 2001.
Series: New Middle Ages (Palgrave (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The words "Listen daughter" (Audi filia, from Psalm 44) were frequently used in exhortations to religious women in the 12th century, a period of dramatic growth in the involvement of women in various forms of religious life. This volume looks at the "Mirror for Virgins" (Speculum Virginum), an illustrated dialogue between a nun and her spiritual mentor written by a monk not long before Hildegard of Bingen started to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C J Mews
ISBN: 0312240082 9780312240080
OCLC Number: 47232331
Description: 306 pages : illustrations, map, music ; 22 cm.
Contents: Virginity, theology, and pedagogy in the Speculum virginum / Constant J. Mews --
The Speculum virginum : the testimony of the manuscripts / Jutta Seyfarth --
Female religious life and the Cura monialium in Hirsau monasticism, 1080 to 1150 / Julie Hotchin --
From ecclesiology to mariology : patristic traces and innovation in the Speculum virginum / Kim E. Power --
The Speculum virginum and the audio-visual poetics of women's religious instruction / Morgan Powell --
"Listen, daughters of light : the Epithalamium and musical innovation in twelfth-century Germany / Catherine Jeffreys --
The cloister and the garden : gendered images of religious life from the twelfth and thirteenth centuries / Janice M. Pinder --
The Speculum virginum and traditions of medieval dialogue / Sabina Flanagan --
The literature of spiritual formation for women in France and England, 1080 to 1180 / Elisabeth Bos --
Herrad of Hohenbourg : a synthesis of learning in The garden of delights / Fiona Griffiths --
The second blossoming of a text : the Spieghel der Maechden and the modern devotion / Urban Küsters --
Appendix. Speculum virginum : selected excerpts / translated by Barbara Newman.
Series Title: New Middle Ages (Palgrave (Firm))
Responsibility: edited by Constant J. Mews.

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