Search - Proving Woman : Female Spirituality and Inquisitional Culture in the Later Middle Ages

Proving Woman : Female Spirituality and Inquisitional Culture in the Later Middle Ages
Proving Woman Female Spirituality and Inquisitional Culture in the Later Middle Ages
Author: Dyan Elliott
Around the year 1215, female mystics and their sacramental devotion were among orthodoxy's most sophisticated weapons in the fight against heresy. Holy women's claims to be in direct communication with God placed them in positions of unprecedented influence. Yet by the end of the Middle Ages female mystics were frequently mistrusted, derided, an...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780691059563
ISBN-10: 069105956X
Publication Date: 3/29/2004
Pages: 368
Rating:
  ?

0 stars, based on 0 rating
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
Members Wishing: 0
Reviews: Amazon | Write a Review


Genres: