Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2712
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Scott , Karen.
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  • Title: St. Catherine of Siena, "Apostola" [The author argues that Catherine has most often been viewed either as the activist supporter of the papacy or the miraculous mystic celebrated in the canonization process. Scott argues that the autobiographical material in her letters paints a different picture. She saw herself as an apostle, a wandering preacher and peacemaker who integrated both the political and the visionary in a life of sacrifice and service. Scott suggests that she may have led such an active and unconvential life in part because she was not concerned about gender distinctions. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source URL: Church History (Full Text via JSTOR) 61, 1 (March 1992): 34-46. Link Info target = '_blank'>Church History (Full Text via JSTOR) 61, 1 (March 1992): 34-46. Link Info
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Catherine of Siena, Saint Mystics Politics Preaching Women in Active Roles Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: DePaul University
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00096407
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