Theories of Well-Being Philosopher Daniel Hausman on the concepts of good, happiness, and the non-philosophical approach to the problem Whether Jews were living among Christians or Muslims, they were very concerned with sex across religious boundaries. So they mapped sex onto gender where we can dissociate it. In church court records we can often find stories about women who were pregnant and claimed that the man had married them or had promised to marry them, and they asked for that promise to be enforced. So why did medieval women go into prostitution? Contributing further to the confusion in England, at least, is that for most women in the trade, prostitution was not their sole occupation. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click 'Authenticate'. Minority Groups in the Middle Ages Eventually her superiors gave in and lifted the interdict, and Hildegard's beloved music was restored Gladden, In general, the notion that chastity was more important for a woman than a for a man was universal. So people give their testimony and they talk about what words the couple said to each other, and who was there, and when they went to bed afterwards, where were they. People have studied rape as a crime, but there is probably more to be done on it.