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  • Record Number: 7031
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Bond , James.
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  • Title: Why Celibacy? Odo of Cluny and the Development of a New Sexual Morality
  • Source: Medieval Purity and Piety: Essays on Medieval Clerical Celibacy and Religious Reform.  Edited by Michael FrassettoGarland Medieval Casebooks Series.  Garland Publishing, 1998.  Pages 81 - 115.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Celibacy Clergy- Sexual Behavior Ecclesiastical Reform Eucharist, Sacrament Monks Odo, Abbot of Cluny, Saint Ritual Purity Sexuality
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 9-10
  • Related Resources: In "Why Celibacy? Odo of Cluny and the Development of a New Sexual Morality", Phyllis G. Jestice argues that Odo of Cluny played an important role in urging ideals of sexual purity on the clergy as a whole. When read against de Jong's essay, it becomes le
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Bristol [Visiting Fellow]
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815324308
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