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Author Elliott, Dyan, 1954-
Title Proving woman : female spirituality and inquisitional culture in the later Middle Ages / Dyan Elliott.
Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2004]
©2004

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 ATHENAEUM STACK  270.5082 E46    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 ATHENAEUM STACK  270.5082 E46    AVAILABLE  
Subject Women -- Religious life -- History.
Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Mysticism -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Women mystics -- Europe.
Heresy -- History -- To 1500.
Inquisition.
Description xiii, 350 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-331) and index.
ISBN 069105956X (alk. paper)
0691118604 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 52773708
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Abbreviations 
 Introduction1
Ch. 1Sacramental confession as proof of orthodoxy9
Pt. 1Women as proof of orthodoxy 
Ch. 2The beguines : a sponsored emergence47
Ch. 3Elisabeth of Hungary : between men85
Pt. 2Inquisitions and proof 
Ch. 4Sanctity, heresy, and inquisition119
Ch. 5Between two deaths : the living mystic180
Pt. 3The discernment of spirits 
Ch. 6Clerical quibbles233
Ch. 7John Gerson and Joan of Arc264
 Conclusion297
 Bibliography305
 Index333