Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2710
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Scott , Karen.
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  • Title: Catherine of Siena and Lay Sanctity in Fourteenth-Century Italy [The author argues that Catherine's status as a Dominican tertiary without monastic vows or enclosure made her a lay person; in her preaching, letters, writings, and active involvement in Church and secular politics, she emphasized the roles of the laity]
  • Source: Lay Sanctity, Medieval and Modern: A Search for Models.  Edited by Ann W. Astell.  University of Notre Dame Press, 2000.  Pages 77 - 90.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Catherine of Siena, Saint Diplomacy Dominican Order- Tertiaries Hagiography Lay Piety Mystics Politics Preaching Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: DePaul University
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0268013306
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