Lisa M. Bitel

Lisa M. Bitel is Professor of History and Religion at the University of Southern California. She is the author of Land of Women and Isle of the Saints, both from Cornell, as well as Landscape with Two Saints and Women in Early Medieval Europe, 400–1100.

Our Lady of the Rock
Vision and Pilgrimage in the Mojave Desert
Lisa M. Bitel, Lisa Bitel
In text and photographs, this book explores the monthly religious visions of Maria Paula Acuña at Our Lady of the Rock in California's Mojave...



Land of Women
Tales of Sex and Gender from Early Ireland
Lisa M. Bitel
"This book disperses the shadows in an obscure but important landscape. Lisa Bitel addresses both the history of women in early Ireland and the history of myth, legend, and superstition which surrounded them. It is a powerful and exact book and an...



Isle of the Saints
Monastic Settlement and Christian Community in Early Ireland
Lisa M. Bitel
Isle of the Saints recreates the harsh yet richly spiritual world of medieval Irish monks on the Christian frontier of barbarian Europe. Lisa Bitel draws on accounts of saints' lives written between 800 and 1200 to explain, from the monks' own...



Isle of the Saints
Monastic Settlement and Christian Community in Early Ireland
Lisa M. Bitel
Isle of the Saints recreates the harsh yet richly spiritual world of medieval Irish monks on the Christian frontier of barbarian Europe. Lisa Bitel draws on accounts of saints' lives written between 800 and 1200 to explain, from the monks' own...








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