Gender, Kabbalah and the reformation : The mystical theology of Guillaume Postel (1510-1581) (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Gender, Kabbalah and the reformation : The mystical theology of Guillaume Postel (1510-1581)

Author: Yvonne Petry
Publisher: Leiden : Brill, 2004.
Series: Studies in Medieval and Reformation Thought, XCVIII.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines the thought of Guillaume Postel (1510-1581), a French religious thinker who relied on Jewish Kabbalah and its mystical understanding of gender to argue that a female messiah had  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yvonne Petry
ISBN: 9004138013 9789004138018
OCLC Number: 1043368298
Notes: Índex.
Description: 191 p ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements Preface Introduction 1. History, Prophecy and Mysticism 2. The Formation of Postel's Theology 3. Postel on Gender, Politics and the French Monarchy 4. Postel and Renaissance Kabbalah 5. Mother Joanna, Joan of Arc and the Virgin Mary 6. Body, Soul and the Sacraments 7. Postel and the Querelle des Femmes 8. Gender and the Reformation Conclusion Bibliography Index
Series Title: Studies in Medieval and Reformation Thought, XCVIII.
Responsibility: Yvonne Petry.

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'This book is readable and interesting, and the author should be congratulated for pursuing this difficult study. It will also make scholars more aware of Postel's importance to Renaissance studies.' Read more...

 
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