The Cambridge companion to Christian mysticism

The Cambridge Companion to Christian Mysticism is a multi-authored interdisciplinary guide to the study of Christian mysticism, with an emphasis on the third through the seventeenth centuries. This book looks beyond the term 'mysticism', which was an early modern invention, to explore the...

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Corporate Author: Cambridge collections online.
Other Authors: Hollywood, Amy M., 1963-, Beckman, Patricia Z., 1967-
Format: Online Book
Language: English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, c2012.
Series: Cambridge companions to religion.
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Online Access: Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction /
  • Amy Hollywood and Patricia Z. Beckman
  • Part I. Contexts: Early monasticism /
  • Douglas Burton-Christie
  • Song, experience, and the book in Benedictine monasticism /
  • Amy Hollywood
  • New religious movements in medieval western Europe /
  • Walter Simons
  • Early modern reformations /
  • Edward Howells
  • Part II. Key Terms: Apophatic and cataphatic theology /
  • Andrew Louth
  • Lectio divina /
  • E. Ann Matter
  • Meditatio/meditation /
  • Thomas Bestul
  • Oratio/prayer /
  • Rachel Fulton Brown
  • Visio/vision /
  • Veerle Fraeters
  • Raptus/rapture /
  • Dyan Elliott
  • Unio mystica/mystical union /
  • Bernard McGinn
  • Actio et contemplatio/action and contemplation /
  • Charlotte Radler
  • Part III. Contemporary Questions: Latin and the vernaculars /
  • Barbara Newman
  • Transmission /
  • Sara S. Poor
  • Writing /Charles M. Stang
  • The body and its senses /
  • Patricia Dailey
  • Mysticism and visuality /
  • Jeffrey Hamburger
  • Emotions /
  • Fiona Somerset
  • Authority /
  • Mary Frohlich
  • Gender /
  • Alison Weber
  • Sexuality /
  • Constance Furey
  • Time and memory /
  • Patricia Dailey.