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Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

A Voice of their Own: Introduction

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 88 min)
8 videos
The Dawn of a New Spirituality12m
The Birth of Nunneries: Early Forms of Female Monasticism in the Middle Ages11m
Female Voices in the New Mysticism13m
Persecution and Dissent: The True Meaning of Heresies13m
Women Changing Spaces: The Effect of Female Spirituality on the Territory and the City9m
The Role of Women in Confraternities8m
Women on the Move8m
1 practice exercise
Quiz Unit 130m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

THE HOUSE OF THE HEART: NUNS IN THE MIDDLE AGES

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 85 min)
7 videos
The Female Branch of the Mendicant Movement15m
Enclosure: The Not-So-Strict Reality of Medieval Nuns10m
The Daily Rhythm of the Nunnery13m
Books and Archives in the Nunnery11m
Lay Benefactors, Sponsors, and Promoters9m
Founding Queens14m
1 practice exercise
Quiz Unit 230m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

The Space Within: Female Mysticism in the Middle Ages

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 95 min)
7 videos
3.2 Courtly Mysticism: The Trobairises of God13m
Mysticism in the Nunnery: The Spiritual School of Helfta16m
The Mirror of Simple Souls and the Deafening Silence of Marguerite Porete11m
The Anchoress and the Wanderer: Julian of Norwich, Margery Kempe, and English Mysticism14m
The Meditations of Isabel de Villena11m
Birgitta of Sweden: Mother, Mystic, And Founder11m
1 practice exercise
Quiz Unit 330m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

VOICES OF DISSENT

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 96 min)
7 videos
Preaching Voices: The Role of Women among the Poor of Lyons10m
The Role of Women in the Guglielmites16m
The Burned Beguines of Languedoc12m
Inquisitors and Women9m
Curbing Dissidence: From Beguines to Nuns12m
The alumbradas: 16th-century Heretics?11m
1 practice exercise
Quiz Unit 430m

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