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Description - Spiritual Marriage by Dyan Elliott

The early Christian and medieval practice of spiritual marriage, in which husband and wife mutually and voluntarily relinquish sexual activity for reasons of piety, plays an important role in the development of the institution of marriage and in the understanding of female religiosity. Drawing on hagiography, chronicles, theology, canon law, and pastoral sources, Dyan Elliott traces the history of spiritual marriage in the West from apostolic times to the beginning of the sixteenth century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780691010885
ISBN-10: 0691010889
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Pages: 392
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 16-Oct-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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