The Book of the City of Ladies - Section 2, I/10-I/18 Summary & Analysis

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Section 2, I/10-I/18 Summary and Analysis

In "More questions and answers on this subject," Christine mentions Cato's claim that attractive women are like roses with thorns underneath, but Reason replies that the thorns represents their contrition and fear of doing wrong. She also assures Christine that few women are prone to overindulgence with liquor, women are pious and charitable, and children like women because of their gentleness and kindness. She refers to Jesus Christ calling the little children unto him. Reason informs Christine that God endows women with speech in order to serve him and lead many to salvation, such as Mary Magdalene spreading the new of Jesus Christ's resurrection. In "Christine asks Reason why women aren't allowed in courts of law, and Reason's reply," Reason states that women do not participate in court because God creates different divisions of labor for men...

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