Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 13009
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Murray , Jacqueline.
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  • Title: Gendered Souls in Sexed Bodies: The Male Construction of Female Sexuality in Some Medieval Confessors' Manuals [The author analyzes some fifteen confessors' manuals from the 13th century; she finds that they limit discussion of women to their sexual functions, emphasizing their sexual passivity and their danger to men as sexual temptations].
  • Source: Handling Sin: Confession in the Middle Ages.  Edited by Peter Biller and A.J. MinnisYork Studies in Medieval Theology.  York Medieval Press, 1998.  Pages 79 - 93.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Body Confession, Sacrament Confessors' Handbooks Gender Sexuality Women's Nature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles;France
  • Century: 13
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0952973413
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