The Visual and the Visionary: Art and Female Spirituality in Late Medieval Germany

@inproceedings{Hamburger1998TheVA,
  title={The Visual and the Visionary: Art and Female Spirituality in Late Medieval Germany},
  author={J. Hamburger},
  year={1998}
}
  • J. Hamburger
  • Published 1998
  • Art
  • The Visual and the Visionary adds a new dimension to the study of female spirituality, with its nuanced account of the changing roles of images in medieval monasticism from the twelfth century to the Reformation. In nine essays embracing the histories of art, religion, and literature, Jeffrey Hamburger explores the interrelationships between the visual arts and female spirituality in the context of the cura monialium, the pastoral care of nuns. Used as instruments of instruction and inspiration… CONTINUE READING
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