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Gender and Christianity in Medieval Europe: New Perspectives
     

Gender and Christianity in Medieval Europe: New Perspectives

by Lisa M. Bitel
 
French argues that medieval laywomen both coped with the chaotic changes following the plague and justified their own changing behavior by participating in local religion. Through active engagement in the parish church, the basic unit of public worship, women promoted and validated their own interests and responsibilities.

Overview

French argues that medieval laywomen both coped with the chaotic changes following the plague and justified their own changing behavior by participating in local religion. Through active engagement in the parish church, the basic unit of public worship, women promoted and validated their own interests and responsibilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812240696
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press
Publication date:
02/29/2008
Series:
The Middle Ages Series
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Lisa M. Bitel is Professor of History, Religion, and Gender Studies at the University of Southern California. She is author of Isle of the Saints: Monastic Settlement and Christian Community in Early Ireland. Felice Lifshitz is Professor of History and Fellow of the Honors College at Florida International University. Her books include The Name of the Saint: The Martyrology of Jerome and Access to the Sacred in Francia, 627-827.

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