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Women and mystical experience in the Middle Ages

Author: Frances Beer
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY, USA : Boydell Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a study of three medieval women, Hildegard of Bingen, Mechthild of Magdeburg, and Julian of Norwich, all of whom were mystics. Although they differed radically in temperament, they largely transcended the antifeminism of their times - perhaps as a result of the confidence arising from their extraordinary spiritual experiences - and articulated their special revelations, even when they diverged from
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Hildegard, Saint; Mechthild, of Magdeburg; Julian, of Norwich; Mechthild, von Magdeburg.; Hildegard, sainte; Mechtilde, de Magdebourg; Julienne, de Norwich; Hildegard, Saint; Julian, of Norwich; Mechthild, of Magdeburg; Hildegard, von Bingen Heilige; Iuliana, Norvicensis; Mechthild, von Magdeburg; Juliana, von Norwich.; Hildegard, von Bingen.; Mechthild, von Magdeburg.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Beer
ISBN: 085115302X 9780851153025
OCLC Number: 25746971
Description: 174 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Chapters on Hildegard of Bingen --
Mechthild of Magdeburg --
Julian of Norwich.
Responsibility: Frances Beer.

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