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1. Record Number: 11012
Author(s): Heinonen, Meri.
Title : Henry Suso and the Divine Knightood [The author argues that Suso's "Leben" manifests a gender ideology throughout with the Servant as an ideal friar who becomes a heavenly Knight through pain and repudiation. At the same time the Spiritual Daughter is given a much more passive role in an enclosed convent. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Holiness and Masculinity in the Middle Ages.   Edited by P. H. Cullum and Katherine J. Lewis .   Religion and Culture in the Middle Ages Series. University of Wales Press, 2004.  Pages 79 - 92.
Year of Publication: 2004.