The Bride of Christ Goes to Hell — Now Available

The Bride of Christ Goes to Hell: Metaphor and Embodiment in the Lives of Pious Women, 200-1500
Dyan Elliott
472 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4358-1 | $59.95 | £39.00
A volume in the Middle Ages Series

The Bride of Christ Goes to HellFollowing a long trajectory from Late Antiquity to the High Middle Ages, Dyan Elliott offers a provocative analysis of the changing religious, emotional, and sexual meanings of the metaphor of the sponsa Christi and of the increasing anxiety surrounding the somatization of female spirituality. Read more . . .


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