Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2695
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Gibson , Gail McMurray
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  • Title: Blessing from Sun and Moon: Churching as Women's Theater [The author argues for a more complex understanding of churching. While acknowledging the element of clerical misogyny, Gibson believes that women experienced a corporate identity and bodily power from the female-only ritual. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Bodies and Disciplines: Intersections of Literature and History in Fifteenth-Century England.  Edited by Barbara A. Hanawalt and David Wallace.  Medieval Cultures series, 9. University of Minnesota Press, 1996.  Pages 139 - 154.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Body Candlemas, Feast Day Commemorating the Presentation of the Infant Jesus in the Temple and the Purification of the Virgin Mary Ceremonies Churching Mary, Virgin, Saint Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: Davidson College
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0816627142
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