Acute Melancholia And Other Essays

Author: Amy Hollywood
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231527438
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This book showcases the best in modern medieval and religious scholarship, deploying spirited and progressive approaches to the study of Christian mysticism and the philosophy of religion.

Sensible Ecstasy

Author: Amy Hollywood
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226349466
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Sensible Ecstasy investigates the attraction to excessive forms of mysticism among twentieth-century French intellectuals and demonstrates the work that the figure of the mystic does for these thinkers.

Poetic Relations

Author: Constance M. Furey
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022643415X
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Acute Melancholia and Other Essays: Mysticism, His- tory, and the Study of
Religion. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. ———. Sensible Ecstasy:
Mysticism, Sexual Difference, and the Demands of History. Chicago: ... “The Love
of Other Women: Rich Chains and Sweet Kisses.” In Aemilia Lanyer: Gender,
Genre, and the Canon, edited by Marshall Grossman, 167–90. ... In New Feminist
Discourses: Critical Essays on Theories and Texts, edited by Isobel Armstrong,
154–75.

Promised Bodies

Author: Patricia Dailey
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 023153552X
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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.

The Cambridge Companion To Christian Mysticism

Author: Amy Hollywood
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521863651
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Written by leading authorities and younger scholars from a range of disciplines, the volume both provides a clear introduction to the Christian mystical life and articulates a bold new approach to the study of mysticism.

The Cambridge Companion To Christian Mysticism

Author: Amy Hollywood
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110749527X
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Mysticism, Sexual Difference, and the Demands of History (2002); and,
forthcoming from Columbia University Press, Acute Melancholia and Other
Essays. Edward Howells ... E. Ann Matter is the William R. Kenan Professor in the
Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. ... She is
author of Mechthild of Magdeburg and Her Book: Gender and the Making of
Textual Authority (2004) and coeditor of Women and Medieval Epic: Gender,
Genre, and the Limits of Epic ...

Saints And Postmodernism

Author: Edith Wyschogrod
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226920436
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"In this exciting and important work, Wyschogrod attempts to read contemporary ethical theory against the vast unwieldy tapestry that is postmodernism. . . . [A] provocative and timely study."—Michael Gareffa, Theological Studies "A 'must ...

History And Presence

Author: Robert A. Orsi
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674969073
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The unseeing of the gods was a requirement of Western modernity. Beginning with sixteenth-century debates over Christ’s real presence in the host, Robert Orsi imagines an alternative.

Our Divine Double

Author: Charles M. Stang
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674970187
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In the second and third centuries CE, Charles Stang shows, this idea gripped the religious imagination of the Eastern Mediterranean, offering a distinctive understanding of the self that has survived in various forms down to the present.