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Dark Age Nunneries: The Ambiguous Identity of Female Monasticism, 800-1050

Steven Vanderputten

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715945
eISBN:
9781501715976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715945.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The two-and-a-half centuries between 800 and 1050 are commonly viewed as a 'dark age' in the history of women's monasticism. Dark, in the sense that the realities of life in and around the cloister ... More


‘We are all Goddesses’: female sacred paths in Italy

Roberta Pibiri and Stefania Palmisano

in Women and Religion: Contemporary and Future Challenges in the Global Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336358
eISBN:
9781447336396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336358.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reflects on the relations between gender and religion, by analysing a new form of spirituality coming from the Anglophone world — Goddess Spirituality — which has arrived in Italy in the ... More


Interview with Paul Austerlitz: Engaged Scholarship and Engaged Creativity in the Dominican Republic and Haiti

Paul Austerlitz and April J. Mayes

in Transnational Hispaniola: New Directions in Haitian and Dominican Studies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400387
eISBN:
9781683400653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400387.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter tells the story of roots music in Haiti and the Dominican Republic and also examines the shared traditions that unite music across Hispaniola. Paul Austerlitz uses ethnomusicology to ... More


From Sustainability to Flourishing

James Miller

in China's Green Religion: Daoism and the Quest for a Sustainable Future

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231175869
eISBN:
9780231544535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175869.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

An ecological civilization is one in which the social, cultural, and political order is rooted in the capacity of nature to promote the flourishing of the human species. The Daoist tradition offers ... More


Introduction

Jane de Gay

in Virginia Woolf and Christian Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474415637
eISBN:
9781474449687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415637.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter sets out the complexities and challenges of making connections between Virginia Woolf and Christian culture, but demonstrates that there are closer links than many scholars have allowed. ... More


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