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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:978-0-231-53552-6
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $69.99
Book Description:

In Christianity, the body is a potentially transformative vehicle, and the writings of Hadewijch of Brabant, a thirteenth-century beguine, engage with this tradition in ways both singular to her mysticism and indicative of her theological milieu. This study links the embodied poetics of Hadewijch’s visions and letters to the work of such mystics and visionaries as Julian of Norwich, Hildegard of Bingen, and Marguerite of Oingt. It introduces new criteria for re-assessing the...
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Pages:276
Detailed Subjects: Body, Mind & Spirit / Mysticism
Religion / Christianity / Literature & The Arts
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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