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Synonyms for abbess

the superior of a group of nuns

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After the Council of Trent in the 16th century said, "No more of these extraterritorial bishops; we're going to get rid of them all," one of the abbesses of Las Huelgas, Anne of Austria, wrote to the pope.
65) "D'ailleurs, les vierges et les autres chretiennes vouees a la vie religieuse se retiraient dans les monasteres, dont les abbesses recevaient paffois, telle sainte Radegonde, l'ordination des diaconnesses" (Fortunat, Vita S.
Conley shows clearly how the Arnauld abbesses were rather modern in their promotion of female autonomy and conscience, even as they defended a philosophy and a theology that saw but sin in human nature, and drew heavily on the most pessimistic theses of Augustine and various disciples of his.
The abbesses of Las Huelgas were not alone in claiming independence from local or even patriarchal oversight.
Under the first two abbesses, Petronille de Chemille and Mathilde d'Anjou, the major 12th century building campaign was concluded with the completion of the abbey church possibly in the 1160s, including the installation of the tombs of the Plantagenets, the erection of the chapel of St.
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Beatas, mystics, athletes of asceticism, "living saints," reforming abbesses, and charitable congregations all incurred suspicion and sometimes outright suppression by church officialdom, prompted in part by the hierarchy's determination to regularize and control religious practice, but more intensely by a blend of misogyny and anxiety over women s influence.
She was, like many of the great Benedictine Abbesses of her time, clever, gifted with healing, and a mystic.
For instance, a reference to Edgar's refounding of Barking Abbey shows no awareness of the Anglo-Saxon sense of continuity, which allowed the nuns to go on dating their foundation from 760 and including its first abbesses in their Calendar.
It was destroyed during the French Revolution and the last of the abbesses were guillotined.
Anglo-Saxon Women and the Church, on the other hand, is not so much concerned with the lives and works of the queens and abbesses of the eighth and early ninth century as with the attitudes towards women of the clerics who corresponded with the nuns or wrote treatises for their edification or education.
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The book's subtitle highlights the specifically philosophical content of the work of the Arnauld abbesses.
Macy's arguments about how even the role of abbesses came to be reduced by the combined assemblage of university-trained canonists, theologians, philosophers, and popes are compelling.