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Devils; Women & Jews: Reflections of the Other in Medieval Sermon Stories
Contemporary misogyny and antisemitism have their roots in the demonization of women and Jews in medieval Christendom. In church art and mass preaching, the construct of the devil as an outcast from heaven and the source of all evil was linked both to the conception of women as sensual and malicious figures betraying man's soul on its arduous journey to Salvation and to ...more
Paperback, 275 pages
Published June 12th 1997 by State University of New York Press
(first published June 1997)
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