Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 7066
Author(s): Debby, Nirit Ben-Aryeh
Title : The Preacher as Women's Mentor [Although a preacher like the Dominican Observant Giovanni Dominici guided women's lives, his audience also influenced him. Dominici's sermons praised the patriarchal family and procreation, while decrying all extramarital sex. He also criticized girls who became nuns for the wrong reasons, including the lack of a suitable husband. Dominici shared the misogyny of his age, but he showed an intimate awareness of women's situations and concerns. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Preacher, Sermon and Audience in the Middle Ages.   Edited by Carolyn Muessig .   Brill, 2002.  Pages 229 - 254.
Year of Publication: 2002.

2. Record Number: 2977
Author(s): Bornstein, Daniel.
Title : Spiritual Kinship and Domestic Devotions [analyzes Dominican writings, including those by Giovanni Dominici, that emphasized spirituality in patrician households and sought to minimize nuns' ties with their families].
Source: Gender and Society in Renaissance Italy.   Edited by Judith C. Brown and Robert C. Davis .   Longman, 1998.  Pages 173 - 192.
Year of Publication: 1998.

3. Record Number: 7060
Author(s): Bornstein, Daniel.
Title : Le donne di Giovanni Dominici: un caso nella recezione e trasmissione dei messaggi religiosi [Giovanni Dominici, a Dominican observant, was active in ecclesiastical politics but also in counseling pious women. Echoes of his advice are found in his works dedicated to Bartolomea Degli Obizzi, a pious lay woman. This includes Dominici's arguments against women who become nuns for the wrong reasons and his advice on family life. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studi Medievali , 36., 1 (Giugno 1995):  Pages 355 - 361.
Year of Publication: 1995.