Sanctity and Motherhood

Sanctity and Motherhood : Essays on Holy Mothers in the Middle Ages

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First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 138 x 216mm | 680g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138985635
  • 9781138985636

Table of contents

I. Introduction Introduction, Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker * Saint Anne: A Holy Grandmother and Her Children, Ton Brandenbarg II. The Ancient World Transformed From Veleda to the Vslva: Aspects of Female Divination in Germanic Europe, Kees Samplonius * 'Consciousness Fecund through God': From Male Fighter to Spiritual Bride-Mother in Late Antique Female Sanctity, Giselle De Nie III. Holy Mothers in the Middle Ages Family Ties: Mothers and Virgins in the Ninth Century, Ineke Van't Spijker * Godelieve of Gistel and Ida of Boulogne, Rene Nip * Ivetta of Huy: Mater at Magistra, Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker * Sanctity and Motherhoold: Elizabeth of Thuringia, Anja Petrakopoulos * Motherhood and Sanctity in the Life of Sain Birgitta of Sweden: An Insoluble Conflict?, Jeannette Nieuwland * Sancta Mater Versus Sanctus Doctus * Saint Anne and the Humanists, Karin Tilmans * Epilogue, Clarissa W. Atkinsonshow more