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The Wiley-Blackwell companion to Christian mysticism

Author: Julia A Lamm
Publisher: Hoboken : J. Wiley, 2013.
Series: Wiley-Blackwell companions to religion.
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"The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Christian Mysticism brings together a team of leading international scholars to explore the origins, evolution, and contemporary debates relating to Christian mystics, texts, and the movements they inspired. Provides a comprehensive and engaging account of Christian mysticism, from its origins right up to the present day; draws on the best of current scholarship by bringing together  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia A Lamm
ISBN: 9781444332865 1444332864
OCLC Number: 793099508
Description: xx, 651 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: A guide to Christian mysticism / Julia A. Lamm --
The Song of songs / Ann W. Astell and Catherine Rose Cavadini --
Gender / Barbara Newman --
Platonism / Willemien Otten --
Aesthetics / Don E. Saliers --
Heresy / J. Patrick Hornbeck II --
Mysticism in the New Testament / Alan C. Mitchell --
The Judaean-Jewish contexts of early Christian mysticism / Ori Z. Soltes --
"Mysticism" in the pre-Nicene era? / Bogdan G. Bucur --
Origen and his followers / Augustine Casiday --
Negative theology from Gregory of Nyssa to Dionysius the Areopagite / Charles M. Stang --
Syriac mysticism / Brian E. Colless --
Mysticism and contemplation in Augustine's Confessions / John Peter Kenney --
Augustine's ecclesial mysticism / J. Patout Burns --
Benedictine monasticism and mysticism / Columba Stewart --
Bernard of Clairvaux and the Cistercian mystical tradition / Brian Patrick McGuire --
The Victorines / Boyd Taylor Coolman --
The mystery of divine/human communion in the Byzantine tradition / George E. Demacopoulos --
Francis, Clare, and Bonaventure / Kevin L. Hughes --
The nuns of Helfta / Anna Harrison --
Mysticism in the spiritual Franciscan tradition / Michael F. Cusato --
The Low Countries, the Beguines, and John Ruusbroec / Helen Rolfson --
Meister Eckhart, Johannes Tauler, and Henry Suso / Charlotte C. Radler --
The late fourteenth-century English mystics / Christiania Whitehead --
Late medieval Italian women mystics / Armando Maggi --
Nicholas of Cusa and the ends of medieval mysticism / Peter J. Casarella --
The Protestant reformers on mysticism / Dennis E. Tamburello --
Spanish mysticism and religious renewal : Ignatius of Loyola, Teresa of Avila, and John of the Cross / Edward Howells --
Seventeenth-century French mysticism / Wendy M. Wright --
The making of "mysticism" in the Anglo-American world : from Henry Coventry to William James / Leigh Eric Schmidt --
"We kiss our dearest Redeemer through inward prayer" : mystical traditions in Pietism / Ruth Albrecht --
Nineteenth- to twentieth-century Russian mysticism / Paul L. Gavrilyuk --
Modern Catholic theology and mystical tradition / Stephen M. Fields --
Mystics of the twentieth century / Mary Frohlich --
A critical theological perspective / Philip Sheldrake --
What the saints know : quasi-epistemological reflections / James Wetzel --
Mysticism and the vernacular / Denis Renevey --
The social scientific study of Christian mysticism / Ralph W. Hood, Jr. and Zhuo Chen --
Neuroscience / Douglas E. Anderson --
Christian mysticism in interreligious perspective / Leo D. Lefebure.
Series Title: Wiley-Blackwell companions to religion.
Other Titles: Companion to Christian mysticism
Responsibility: edited by Julia A. Lamm.

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