Medieval women monastics : wisdom's wellsprings / edited by Miriam Schmitt and Linda Kulzer ; illustrated by Mary Michael Kaliher. - Collegeville, Minn. : Liturgical Press, 1996. - xi, 284 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

Emerging from the shadows : St. Scholastica / Mary Richard Boo and Joan M. Braun -- Abbess Hilda of Whitby : all Britain was lit by her splendor / Nancy Bauer -- St. Frideswide : monastic founder of Oxford / Rosemary Rader -- Erentrude : Nonnberg, Eichstèatt, America / Linda Kulzer -- St. Walburga : medieval nun, free woman / Emmanuel Luckman -- Leoba : a study in humanity and holiness / Catherine Wybourne -- Tetta, "noble in conduct" and Thecla, "shining like a light in a dark place" / Deborah Harmeling -- St. Irmengard : no poor on the isle of Chiemsee / Miriam Schmitt -- Hrotsvit : medieval playwright / Teresa Wolking -- St. Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) and Bl. Jutta of Spanheim (1084-1136) : foremothers in wisdom / Hildegard Ryan -- The visionary life of Elisabeth of Schèonau : a different way of knowing / Anne Beard -- Herrad of Hohenbourg and her Garden of delights : a pictorial encyclopedia / Gladys Noreen -- Following the lamb wherever he goes : the story of St. Lutgard / M. Zita Wenker -- Mechtild of Magdeburg : poet and mystic / Johnette Putnam -- Mechtild of Hackeborn : song of love / Alberta Dieker -- Gertrud of Helfta : a woman God-filled and free / Jane Klimisch -- Dame Gertrude More (1606-1633) : the living tradition / Jeremy Hall

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Monasticism and religious orders for women--History--Europe--Middle Ages, 600-1500
Monastic and religious life of women--History--Europe--Middle Ages, 600-1500


Europe--Church history--600-1500

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