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Author Surtz, Ronald E.

Title The Guitar of God : Gender, Power, and Authority in the Visionary World of Mother Juana de la Cruz, 1481-1534 / Ronald E. Surtz
Published Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource
Series The Middle Ages Series
Middle Ages series.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- Note on the Text -- Introduction -- I. The Beard and the Apple -- II. The Mother Hen -- III. The Guitar of God -- IV. The Chosen Vessels -- V. Scripture and Scriptures -- Appendixes -- Index -- Backmatter
Summary Recovers and examines the visionary experiences of Mother Juana de la Cruz, the most famous visionary woman during her lifetime and for two centuries afterwards
Notes In English
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Dec. 09, 2016)
Subject Juana de la Cruz, sor, 1481-1534.
Authority -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- History of doctrines -- 16th century.
Private revelations -- History -- 16th century.
Women in the Catholic Church -- Spain -- History -- 16th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1512808164 (electronic bk.)
9781512808162 (electronic bk.)