Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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  • Title: Ingesting Bodily Filth: Defilement in the Spirituality of Angela of Foligno [The author argues that Angela of Foligno ate scabs from lepers joyfully as a sacred act likened to the Eucharist. Morrison compares the similar experiences of Catherine of Siena, Francis of Assisi, and Catherine of Genoa but finds differing motives inclu
  • Source: Romance Quarterly 50, 3 (Summer 2003): Pages 204 - 216.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Angela of Foligno, Mystic Asceticism Body Eating, Image of Literature- Prose Mystics Spirituality Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 13
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  • Year of Publication: 2003.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 08831157
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