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Women, religion, and education in early modern England /
Kenneth Charlton.
imprint
London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
description
viii, 332 p.
ISBN
0415181488 (hb)
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imprint
London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
isbn
0415181488 (hb)
catalogue key
3032447
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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The education of women and girls in the Tudor and Stuart period was inextricably linked to their perceived place in the religious order. This is a study of the nature of the education of women at this time in the context of ideological debate.
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Women, Religion and Education in Early Modern Englandis a study of the nature and extent of the education of women in the context of both Protestant and Catholic ideological debates. Examining the role of women both as recipients and agents of religious instruction, the author assesses the nature of power endowed in women through religious education, and the restraints and freedoms this brought.
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Women, Religion and Education in Early Modern England is a study of the nature and extent of the education of women in the context of both Protestant and Catholic ideological debates.Examining the role of women both as recipients and agents of religious instruction, the author assesses the nature of power endowed in women through religious education, and the restraints and freedoms this brought.
Table of Contents
Preface
Abbreviations
Introductionp. 1
Attitudes to womenp. 10
Nature and nurturep. 10
Statusp. 27
The mediap. 57
In churchp. 57
Out of churchp. 63
The methodsp. 77
Learning to readp. 78
Listening and memory aidsp. 84
Example and exemplarsp. 92
Ambience: punishment and rewardp. 97
When?p. 100
Women as recipientsp. 106
The family and religious educationp. 106
Advicesp. 118
Away to schoolp. 126
In the household of anotherp. 126
Academiesp. 131
Elementary schoolsp. 142
Women as agentsp. 154
Gadders to sermonsp. 154
Private prayerp. 167
Closet mediationp. 171
Women's readingp. 177
Mothers as educatorsp. 188
Conclusionp. 241
Notesp. 244
Bibliographyp. 298
Primary sourcesp. 298
Secondary sourcesp. 309
Indexp. 321
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