Table of Contents:
- Introduction. Convent ruins and Christian profession : toward a methodology for the history of religion and gender / Lisa M. Bitel
- 1. Tertullian, the angelic life, and the bride of Christ / Dyan Elliott
- 2. One flesh, two sexes, three genders? / Jacqueline Murray
- 3. Thomas Aquinas's chastity belt : clerical masculinity in medieval Europe / Ruth Mazo Karras
- 4. Women's monasteries and sacred space : the promotion of saints' cults and miracles / Jane Tibbetts Schulenburg
- 5. Priestly women, virginal men : litanies and their discontents / Felice Lifshitz.
- Item content: English
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -143) and index.
- 158 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- BT708 .G45 2008
- 9780812240696 (hardcover, alk. paper)
0812240693 (hardcover, alk. paper)
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