Holy Feast And Holy Fast

Author: Caroline Walker Bynum
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520908783
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Using materials based on saints' lives and the religious and mystical writings of medieval women and men, Caroline Walker Bynum uncovers the pattern lying behind these aspects of women's religiosity and behind the fascination men and women ...

Holy Feast And Holy Fast

Author: Caroline Walker Bynum
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520057227
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Examines the role of food in the religion of women in the Middle Ages and argues that food practices enabled women to exert power in the family and define their religious vocations

Holy Feast And Holy Fast

Author: Caroline Walker Bynum
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520063297
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Examines the role of food in the religion of women in the Middle Ages and argues that food practices enabled women to exert power in the family and define their religious vocations

Wonderful Blood

Author: Caroline Walker Bynum
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812220196
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In Wonderful Blood, Caroline Walker Bynum studies the saving power attributed to Christ's blood at north German cult sites such as Wilsnack, the theological controversy such sites generated, and the hundreds of devotional paintings, poems, ...

Holy Anorexia

Author: Rudolph M. Bell
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226042053
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Examines the lives of over two hundred holy women who lived in Italy between 1200 and the present, and argues that many saints suffered from anorexia nervosa Is there a resemblance between the contemporary anorexic teenager in her single ...

Jesus As Mother

Author: Caroline Walker Bynum
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520052222
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But because these essays approach texts in a way others have not done, focus on imagery others have not found important, and insist, as others have not insisted, on comparing groups to other groups (e.g., comparing what is peculiarly male ...

Resurrection Of The Body

Author: Caroline Walker Bynum
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231515627
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Bynum examines several periods between the 3rd and 14th centuries in which discussions of the body were central to Western eschatology, and suggests that Western attitudes toward the body that arose from these discussions still undergird ...