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Gender and Holiness

Men, Women and Saints in Late Medieval Europe

Gender and Holiness by Sam Riches
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This collection brings together two flourishing areas of medieval scholarship: gender and religion. It examines gender-specific religious practices and contends that the pursuit of holiness can destabilise binary gender itself. Though saints may be classified as masculine or feminine, holiness may also cut across gender divisions and demand a break from normally gendered behaviour. This work of interdisciplinary cultural history includes contributions from historians, art historians and literary critics and will be of interest not only to medievalists, but also to students of religion and gender in any period.
Taylor and Francis; July 2005
215 pages; ISBN 9781134514892
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Title: Gender and Holiness
Author: Sam Riches; Sarah Salih
 
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