Women of the Twelfth Century, Volume 3: Eve and the Church

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In this volume, Georges Duby studies the relationship between the Church and women in twelfth-century Europe. By that time, the Church had begun to see the evolving roles and expectations of women as serious matters, resulting in a wide range of clerical writings addressing "the woman question." Drawing on these writings, Duby describes how women were thought to embody particular sins, such as sorcery, disobedience, and licentiousness. He evaluates Eve's role in man's fall from grace in the Garden of Eden and analyzes the ...

Women of the Twelfth Century, Volume 3: Eve and the Church 1998, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226167862

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Women of the Twelfth Century, Volume 3: Eve and the Church 1998, University of Chicago Press

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