Redefining Expectations: Women and the Church in Early Modern Spain

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Gender and Religion in Old and New Worlds


Each section pairs an essay that explores women's religious experience in a European country (Spain, France, Netherlands, England) with one that takes a look at such experiences in a New World colony of the respective European power.

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Lehfeldt, E. A. & Poska, A. M. (2001). Redefining expectations: women and the church in early modern Spain. In S. E. Dinan & D. Meyers (Eds.), Gender and religion in old and new worlds (pp. 21-42). New York, NY : Routledge.