Tag: Beguines

Women in Community–& a preview!

Ever since the Women’s March on Washington I’ve been thinking about the power of women in community. I’ve been writing about strong, clever, resourceful women throughout my career. Even in the Owen Archer series I surround my male sleuth with strong women–Lucie Wilton, the…

Women in Community–& a preview!

Ever since the Women’s March on Washington I’ve been thinking about the power of women in community. I’ve been writing about strong, clever, resourceful women throughout my career. Even in the Owen Archer series I surround my male sleuth with strong women–Lucie Wilton, the…

The Beguines of Medieval Paris—guest post by Tanya Stabler Miller

First, I’d like to thank Candace for inviting me to discuss my book. I’m so pleased to have discovered her work, as well as her blog (through fellow beguine-scholar Jennifer Kolpacoff Deane!) The study of beguines represents a significant challenge for historians of women…

New Book on Beguines and forthcoming guest post

The University of Pennsylvania Press has just published The Beguines of Medieval Paris: Gender, Patronage, and Spiritual Authority by Tanya Stabler Miller , and tomorrow Tanya will be a guest on this blog! My thanks to Jennifer Kolpacoff Deane, who was my guest in December,…

Ring Out the Old, Ring In the New

I just wanted to take a moment to thank all of you for your companionship this past year. I enjoy sharing with you my fascination with the writing life and all things medieval. I thought it would be fun to share with you some…