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Patricia Ranft

Patricia Ranft, Professor of History, emerita, at Central Michigan University, is the author of numerous studies on religious, intellectual and women’s history. Her books include Women and the Religious Life in Premodern Europe (1996), a History Book Club selection; Women and Spiritual Equality in Christian Tradition (1998); A Woman’s Way: The Forgotten History of Women Spiritual Directors (2000); and Women in Western Intellectual Culture, 600-1500 (2002), all published by Palgrave Macmillan. With this current study she returns to her earlier interest in the medieval religious renewal movement, about which she published some dozen articles.

Works

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Women in Western Intellectual Culture, 600-1500

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Western intellectual tradition has long been viewed as an exclusive male bastion, but Women in Western Intellectual Culture, 600-1500 proves that this thesis...
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The Theology of Work
Peter Damian and the Medieval Religious Renewal Movement

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Historians have long noted the intense debates nineteenth- and twentieth-century scholars had over the concept of work, but few are aware of the medieval...
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A Woman's Way
The Forgotten History of Women Spiritual Directors

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Given the significance of spiritual leadership in modern Christianity, surprisingly little attention has been paid to the tradition upon which today’s...
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Women and the Religious Life in Premodern Europe

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In her Women and the Religious Life in Premodern Europe, Patricia Ranft synthesizes the most recent research on women religious in chronological order and...
Patricia Ranft

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