Holiness and Masculinity in Medieval Europe

Holiness and Masculinity in Medieval Europe

by P. H Callum
     
 

ISBN-10: 0708318851

ISBN-13: 9780708318850

Pub. Date: 07/28/2005

Publisher: University of Wales Press

Discussions of the relationship between gender and religion most often focus attention on female religious figures. In redressing this bias, this collection of fourteen essays, taken from a conference held at the University of Huddersfield in 2001, examines how medieval masculinity related to concepts of holiness.

Overview

Discussions of the relationship between gender and religion most often focus attention on female religious figures. In redressing this bias, this collection of fourteen essays, taken from a conference held at the University of Huddersfield in 2001, examines how medieval masculinity related to concepts of holiness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780708318850
Publisher:
University of Wales Press
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Series:
University of Wales Press - Religion and Culture in the Middle Ages Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations

1. Introduction: Holiness and Masculinity in Medieval Europe Patricia H. Cullum
2. Holiness and Masculinity in Aldhelm’s Opus Geminatum De Virginitate Emma Pettit
3. Masculinizing Religious Life: Sexual Prowess, the Battle for Chastity and Monastic Identity Jacqueline Murray
4. Matronly Monks: Attracting Divine Grace in Theodoret’s Historia Religiosa Christopher C. Craun
5. Bride or Bridegroom? Masculine Identity in Mystic Marriages Carolyn Diskant Muir
6. Henry Suso and the Divine Knighthood Meri Heinonen
7. Holy Eunuchs! Masculinity and Eunuch Saints in Byzantium Shaun Tougher
8. The Signification of the Tonsure Robert Mills
9. Christian Sanctuary and Repository of France’s Political Culture: The Construction of Holiness and Masculinity at the Royal Abbey of Saint-Denis in the Later Middle Ages Dawn Marie Hayes
10. Self-Mastery and Submission: Masculinity and Holiness in the Lives of Anglo-Saxon Martyr-Kings Edward Christie
11. Edmund of East Anglia, Henry VI and Ideals of Kingly Masculinity Katherine J. Lewis
12. Monarchy, Martyrdom and Masculinity: England in the Later Middle Ages W. M. Ormond
13. Making Youth Holy: Holiness and Masculinity in The Interlude of YouthFiona S. Dunlop
14. The Catholic Gentlemen of the North: Unreformed in the Age of Reformation? Sarah L. Bastow

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