That Gentle Strength: Historical Perspectives on Women in Christianity

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University of Virginia Press, 1990 - Religion - 267 pages
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Early Christian women : sources and interpretation / Elizabeth A. Clark -- Women in early Byzantine hagiography : reversing the story / Susan Ashbrook Harvey -- Marital imagery in six late twelfth- and early thirteenth-century vitae of female saints / Diane L. Mockridge -- The place of women in the late medieval Italian church / Duane J. Osheim -- Misconduct in the medieval nunnery : fact, not fiction / Graciela S. Daichman -- Telling her sins : male confessors and female penitents in Catholic Reformation Italy / Rudolph M. Bell -- The battle of the sexes and the world upside down / Keith Moxey -- The religion of the femmelettes : ideals and experience among women in fifteenth- and sixteenth-century France / Thomas Head -- The nuns of Port-Royal : a study of female spirituality in seventeenth-century France / Alexander Sedgwick -- Calling and career : the revolution in the mind and heart of Abigail Adams / Rosemary Skinner Keller. - Religion in the lives of slaveholding women of the antebellum South / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese -- Between fiction and madness : the relationship of women to the supernatural in late Victorian Britain / Mary Walker -- A spirit of her own : nineteenth-century.
 

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Contents

Marital Imagery in Six Late Twelfth
60
The Place of Women in the Late Medieval
79
Male Confessors
118
The Battle of the Sexes and
134
The Revolution
190
Religion in the Lives
207
Contributors 159
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