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On the purification of women : churching in northern France, 1100-1500 / Paula M. Rieder.
- Rieder, Paula M., 1949-
About this work
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
257 pages ; 22 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -251) and index.
Cum lumine et oblatione: the origins of churching in France -- Ob honorem sacramenti matrimonii: the redefinition of churching -- Quia pollutae et peccatrices erant: churching as purification -- Salvan fac famulam tuam, domine: the liturgical ritual of churching -- Si vero mulier gravi infirmitate: churching and childbirth -- Toute bonne femme: churching as a women's rite -- Le jour de la feste: churching, honor, and social order
Where to find it
Location StatusHistory of MedicineUO.CZ.AA2 Open shelves