Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2528
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hale , Rosemary Drage.
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  • Title: Rocking the Cradle: Margaretha Ebner (Be)Holds the Divine [The author explores fourteenth century Dominican convent literature in which the nuns assumed the role of Mary and engaged in a tactile relationship with a figure or image of Christ].
  • Source: Performance and Transformation: New Approaches to Late Medieval Spirituality.  Edited by Mary A. Suydam and Joanna E. Ziegler.  St. Martin's Press, 1999.  Pages 211 - 239.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Ebner, Margaretha, Dominican Nun and Mystic Jesus Christ- Infancy Mary, Virgin, Saint Monasticism Mother, Image of Mystics Nuns Performance Theory Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 14
  • Related Resources: Picking up on this theme of mystical re-enactment, Rosemary Drage Hale analyzes the Revelationsof the Dominican nun Margaretha Ebner. Hale highlights the highly performative spirituality found in fourteenth-century German Dominican nunneries. Nuns like Ma
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  • Author's Affiliation: Concordia University
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
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