Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9545
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): McAvoy , Liz Herbert.
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  • Title: And Thou, to Whom This Booke Shall Come: Julian of Norwich and her Audience, Past, Present and Future [The author briefly explores dominant themes in Julian's thinking including both Jesus Christ and God as mother, the tripartite nature of the Trinity, the mercantile ethic of salvation, and the use of womb imagery to suggest both security and fertility. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Approaching Medieval English Anchoritic and Mystical Texts. Christianity and Culture: Issues in Teaching and Research Series, Volume 2.  Edited by Dee Dyas, Valerie Edden, and Roger Ellis.  D. S. Brewer, 2005.  Pages 101 - 113.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Julian of Norwich, Mystic Mystics Theology Visions Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
  • Related Resources: Liz Herbert McAvoy's essay on Julian of Norwich, draws on feminist theory to reconsider some of the most widely read (and taught) moments in both versions of Julian's Shewings as representative of patterns of the maternal feminine. From the review written
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Wales, Swansea
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  • Year of Publication: 2005.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1843840499
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