Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 8064
Author(s): Elliott, Dyan.
Title : Women and Confession : From Empowerment to Pathology [The author traces the development of the practice of confession. She concentrates in particular on the relationship between the female penitent and the confessor, pointing out the affective aspects with many women predisposed to confess frequently and to be overly scrupulous in their recounting of sins. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Gendering the Master Narrative: Women and Power in the Middle Ages.   Edited by Mary C. Erler and Maryanne Kowaleski .   Cornell University Press, 2003.  Pages 31 - 51.
Year of Publication: 2003.