Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7373
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Spreadbury , Jo.
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  • Title: The Gender of the Church: The Female Image of"Ecclesia" in the Middle Ages [explores the tensions between the female "Ecclesia" holding a chalice and women who were forbidden the priesthood and limited in their access to the sacrament].
  • Source: Gender and Christian religion: papers read at the 1996 Summer Meeting and the 1997 Winter Meeting of the Ecclesiastical History Society.  Edited by R. N. SwansonStudies in Church History, 34. 1998.  Pages 93 - 103.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Ecclesia, Image of Eucharist, Sacrament Iconography
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  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: General
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Cambridge
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0952973316