Time, Language, and Corporeality in Medieval Women's Mystical Texts
|Series title:||Gender, Theory, and Religion Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Columbia University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $70.00|
| Book Description: |
In the Christian tradition, especially in the works of Paul, Augustine, and the exegetes of the Middle Ages, the body is a twofold entity consisting of inner and outer persons that promises to find its true materiality in a time to come. A potentially transformative vehicle, it is a dynamic mirror that can reflect the work of the divine within and substantially alter its own materiality if receptive to divine grace.
The writings of Hadewijch of Brabant, a thirteenth-century...