The Community of Discourse: Religious Authority and the Role of Holy Women in the Later Middle Ages

CA Muessig

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Abstract

This article considers the teachings of Angela of Foligno, Clare of Montefalco and Margaret of Faenza, and how these pedagogical endeavours were both negatively and positively received by their male contemporaries.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWomen’s Life Experience in Medieval Writing
EditorsAnneke Mulder-Bakker, Liz McAvoy
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Pages65 - 82
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9780230602878
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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    Muessig, CA. (2009). The Community of Discourse: Religious Authority and the Role of Holy Women in the Later Middle Ages. In A. Mulder-Bakker, & L. McAvoy (Eds.), Women’s Life Experience in Medieval Writing (pp. 65 - 82). Palgrave Macmillan.