Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 4244
Author(s): Pellegrini, Luigi.
Title : Female Religious Experience and Society in Thirteenth-Century Italy [the author examines the Church's reaction to the waves of religious enthusiasm experienced by Italian women; despite the new order of Poor Clares, many women in the second half of the thirteenth century could not or perhaps would not be accommodated there].
Source: Monks and Nuns, Saints and Outcasts: Religion in Medieval Society. Essays in Honor of Lester K. Little.   Edited by Sharon Farmer and Barbara H. Rosenwein .   Cornell University Press, 2000.  Pages 97 - 122.
Year of Publication: 2000.