Fragmentation and redemption : essays on gender and the human body in Medieval religion

Bynum, Caroline Walker

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  • Creator Caroline Walker Bynum
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : Zone Books, 1991. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Distributed by the MIT Press
  • Physical Details
    • 426 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0942299620, 9780942299625, 0942299639, 9780942299632
  • OCLC ocm21518489


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-417) and index.


  • In praise of fragments : history in the comic mode -- Women's stories, women's symbols : a critique of Victor Turner's Theory of liminality -- The mysticism and asceticism of medieval women : some comments on the typologies of Max Weber and Ernst Troeltsch -- The body of Christ in the later Middle Ages : a reply to Leo Steinberg -- Women mystics and Eucharistic devotion in the thirteenth century -- " ... And woman his humanity" : female imagery in the religious writing of the later Middle Ages -- The female body and religious practice in the later Middle Ages -- Material continuity, personal survival and the resurrection of the body : a scholastic discussion in its medieval and modern contexts
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