Passionate spirituality : Hildegard of Bingen and Hadewijch of Brabant

Dreyer, Elizabeth, 1945-

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  • Creator Elizabeth A. Dreyer
  • Format Books
  • Publication Mahwah, N.J. : Paulist Press, 2005.
  • Physical Details
    • xvii, 180 pages ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780809143047, 0809143046
  • OCLC ocm56920613

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Chapter 1 -- Medieval Women Mystics: Weird or Wonderful? -- Religious Women and Contemporary Scholarship -- Method and Context -- Past Wisdom Speaks to the Present -- Conclusion -- Chapter 2 -- Passion in the Christian Tradition -- Background -- Neglect and Devaluation of Affectivity -- The Affections and Reason: Rivals or Partners? -- Passion in Religious Experience -- Images of Love in the Tradition -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3 -- Passion in Hildegard of Bingen -- Introduction -- Life and Context -- Language, Symbol, and Image -- Incarnation -- Intensity of Experience and Commitment -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4 -- Passion in Hadewijch of Brabant -- Life and Context -- Love Mysticism -- The Transformed Self -- Conclusion -- Conclusion: Back to the Present
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