Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2557
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): McGuire , Brian Patrick.
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  • Title: Sexual Awareness and Identity in Aelred of Rievaulx (1110-1167) [The author argues that Aelred had a strong attraction to other men and had a sex life prior to his entry into the monastery; as a monk Aelred enjoyed intense friendships but had renounced sexual relations].
  • Source: American Benedictine Review 45, 2 (June 1994): Pages 184 - 226.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Ælred, Abbot of Rievaulx, Saint Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, Saint Homosexuality Jesus Christ- Body of Male Friendship Monks Sexuality Sources
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: Copenhagen University
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00027650
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