The Myth of Soulless Women

Nolan, Michael
April 1997
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr1997, Issue 72, p13
Discusses the myth of soulless women. Claims made by an early council of bishops held at Macon in Burgundy, France in A.D. 585 regarding women; Pamphlet published by young scholar Valentius Acidalius about soulless women; Action taken by Johannes Leyser, a Lutheran pastor from the region of Frankfurt, Germany, about the suggestion that women do not have souls.


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