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Promised Bodies

Time, Language, and Corporeality in Medieval Women's Mystical Texts

Promised Bodies( )
Author: Dailey, Patricia
Series title:Gender, Theory, and Religion Ser.
ISBN:978-0-231-16120-6
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...
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Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Body, Mind & Spirit / Mysticism
Religion / Christianity / Literature & The Arts
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.123 x 9.087 x 1.09 Inches
Book Weight:1.254 Pounds

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