Christine de Pizan and Biblical Wisdom

Christine de Pizan and Biblical Wisdom

by Bonnie Birk
     
 

The fifteen-century writer Christine de Pizan very adeptly used various aspects of the religious traditions of her day in her confrontation of misogynous beliefs and attitudes. In this book the insights of today's feminist scholars in religion are used to demonstrate that one of the more intriguing religious elements Christine drew upon was the female figure of… See more details below

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The fifteen-century writer Christine de Pizan very adeptly used various aspects of the religious traditions of her day in her confrontation of misogynous beliefs and attitudes. In this book the insights of today's feminist scholars in religion are used to demonstrate that one of the more intriguing religious elements Christine drew upon was the female figure of biblical Wisdom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874626995
Publisher:
Marquette University Press
Publication date:
10/01/2005
Series:
Marquette Studies in Theology Ser.
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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