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Marie d’Oingies, Hildegard von Bingen and Catherine of Siena: Female Mystics of the Medieval Christian Tradition

Marie d’Oingies, Hildegard von Bingen and Catherine of Siena: Female Mystics of the Medieval Christian Tradition

Marie d’Oingies, Hildegard von Bingen and Catherine of Siena: Female Mystics of the Medieval Christian Tradition

By Tara Chambers

Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Thompson Rivers University Undergraduate Conference, edited by Bronwen Scott (Kamloops, 2008)

Abstract: This paper explores the lives of three female Christian mystics who, through their religious devotion and deeply personal relationships with God, were able to transcend the paternal bonds of the medieval Catholic Church, and use their influence to instigate social and political change throughout the early middle ages.


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