Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 11054
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Rublack , Ulinka.
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  • Title: Female Spirituality and the Infant Jesus in Late Medieval Dominican Convents [Margaretha Ebner's experiences with an infant Jesus doll need to be understood within the contexts of her spiritual desire and her social condition as a nun].
  • Source: Gender and History 6, 1 (April 1994): Pages 37 - 57.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Dolls Dominican Order Ebner, Margaretha, Dominican Nun and Mystic Images Jesus Christ- Infancy Love- Religious Aspects Monasticism Mystics Nuns Spirituality Visions
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 14
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  • Illustrations: Three illustrations. Plate One is a photograph of Margaretha's infant Jesus doll preserved at the convent of Maria-Mendingen in Bavaria. Plate Two is an eighteenth century ex-voto painting of Margaretha. Plate Three is a seventeenth century ex-voto painting illustrating a scene in which a stillborn baby is miraculously brought back to life following an appeal to Margaretha.
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 09535233
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