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Aspiring saints : pretense of holiness, inquisition, and gender in the Republic of Venice, 1618-1750 / Anne Jacobson Schutte.

Author/Creator:
Schutte, Anne Jacobson.
Publication:
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 337 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Inquisition -- Italy -- Venice.
Visionaries -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- 17th century.
Holiness -- Catholic Church -- History of doctrines -- 17th century.
Discernment of spirits -- History of doctrines -- 17th century.
Women in the Catholic Church -- History -- 17th century.
Visionaries -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- 18th century.
Holiness -- Catholic Church -- History of doctrines -- 18th century.
Discernment of spirits -- History of doctrines -- 18th century.
Women in the Catholic Church -- History -- 18th century.
Contents:
Preface
Twelve true stories?
The Roman Inquisition in Venice
"Little women" and discernment of spirits
From study to courtroom
Refashioning "true" holiness
Sorceresses, witches, and inquisitors
Healers of the soul
Healers of the body
Rings and other things
Time and space
Gender and sex
Pretense?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-326) and index.
ISBN:
0801865484 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
43953893
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