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    The "mixed life": balancing the active with the contemplative

    Mangion, Carmen M. (2010) The "mixed life": balancing the active with the contemplative. In: Lux-Sterritt, L. and Mangion, Carmen M. (eds.) Gender, Catholicism and Spirituality: Women and the Roman Catholic Church in Britain and Europe 1200-1900. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 165-179. ISBN 9780230577619.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: This timely collection of essays on British and European Catholic spiritualities explores how ideas of the sacred have influenced female relationships with piety and religious vocations over time. Each of the studies focuses on specific persons or groups within the varied contexts of England, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain, together spanning the medieval period through to the nineteenth century. Examining the interplay between women's religious roles and patriarchal norms, the volume highlights the relevance of gender and spirituality through a wide geographical and chronological spectrum. It is an essential resource for students of Gender History, Women's Studies and Religious Studies, introducing a wealth of new research and providing an approachable guide to current debates and methodologies.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > History, Classics and Archaeology
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2013 14:05
    Last Modified: 28 Oct 2020 05:33
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/8857

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