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Gender and Power in Medieval Exegesis

  • Authors
  • Theresa Tinkle

Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Theresa Tinkle
    Pages 1-15
  3. Theresa Tinkle
    Pages 49-74
  4. Theresa Tinkle
    Pages 101-116
  5. Theresa Tinkle
    Pages 117-127
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 129-196

About this book

Introduction

After establishing a feminist-historicist perspective on the tradition of biblical commentary, Tinkle develops in-depth case studies that situate scholars reading the bible in three distinct historical moments, and in so doing she exposes the cultural pressures that medieval scholars felt as they interpreted the bible.

Keywords

Bible Case Studies Chaucer gender Geoffrey Chaucer interpret Medieval Literature Middle Ages tradition women

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