HD623 Eucharist of Crumbs: Women and Vocation in the Medieval Church
An introduction to writings by women who found their "vocation" as monastic creative writers, abbesses, theologians, visionaries, mystic teachers, spiritual guides, humanist educators, city reformers, apologists, catechists, and leaders of sodalities. Explores the ways in which biblical, theological, anthropological and social arguments were used against women in officially ministering within the church. Women questioned the status quo and created venues to preach and engage in sacramental ministries.
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Instructor(s)Dr. Haruko Nawata Ward