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Women and Faith

Catholic Religious Life in Italy from Late Antiquity to the Present

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$109.00 • £87.95 • €98.00

ISBN 9780674954786

Publication Date: 11/01/1999


432 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

60 halftones in four 12 page sections


  • Introduction [Lucetta Scaraffia and Gabriella Zarri, translated by Keith Botsford]
  • Female Asceticism and Monasticism in Italy from the Fourth to the Eighth Centuries [Franca Ela Consolino, translated by Keith Botsford]
  • Mystical Marriage [E. Ann Matter, translated by Keith Botsford]
  • Society and Women’s Religiosity, 750–1450 [Giulia Barone, translated by Keith Botsford]
  • Women, Faith, and Image in the Late Middle Ages [Dominique Rigaux, translated by Keith Botsford]
  • From Prophecy to Discipline, 1450–1650 [Gabriella Zarri, translated by Keith Botsford]
  • Spiritual Letters [Adriano Prosperi, translated by Keith Botsford]
  • The Convent Muses: The Secular Writing of Italian Nuns, 1450–1650 [Elissa B. Weaver]
  • Little Women, Great Heroines: Simulated and Genuine Female Holiness in Early Modern Italy [Anne Jacobson Schutte]
  • Models of Female Sanctity in Renaissance and Counter-Reformation Italy [Sara F. Matthews Grieco]
  • From the Late Baroque Mystical Explosion to the Social Apostolate, 1650–1850 [Marina Caffiero, translated by Keith Botsford]
  • Mystical Writing [Marilena Modica Vasta, translated by Keith Botsford]
  • Female Dynastic Sanctity, 1650–1850 [Sara Cabibbo, translated by Keith Botsford]
  • Sacred Imagery and the Religious Lives of Women, 1650–1850 [Karen-edis Barzman]
  • “Christianity Has Liberated Her and Placed Her alongside Man in the Family”: From 1850 to 1988 (Mulieris Dignitatem) [Lucetta Scaraffia, translated by Keith Botsford]
  • A Voyage to the Madonna [Emma Fattorini, translated by Keith Botsford]
  • Sisters and Saints on the Screen [Giovanna Grignaffini, translated by Keith Botsford]
  • Notes
  • Index

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