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The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Christian Mysticism

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The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Christian Mysticism
Title
The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Christian Mysticism
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Language
eng
Summary
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 dayDraws on the best of current scholarship by bringing together a collection of newly-commissioned readings by leading scholarsConsiders examples of mysticism in both Eastern and Western Christianity
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EBLCP
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Lamm, Julia A
Dewey number
  • 248.2/2
  • 248.22
Index
index present
LC call number
BV5082.3 .W55 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Wiley-Blackwell Companions to Religion
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  • Mysticism
  • Mysticism
Label
The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Christian Mysticism
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Mystical Cosmology, Temple Mysticism, and Their Continuation in Christianity
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Preface; CHAPTER 1: A Guide to Christian Mysticism; What Is Christian Mysticism?; Who Are the Mystics?; Mystical authors; "Everyday" mystics; Distinguishing Characteristics of a Mystical Text; Mystical discourse challenges any static, rote, or merely "exterior" understanding of God; Mystical texts engage their readers by describing a more immediate, intense, and transforming relationship with the living God
  • Mystical texts explore the fundamental paradox of how two incommensurable "things" can come into immediate relation and how what is indescribable can be describedMystical texts claim a special kind of religious authority; Mystical Theology: Talking about God; Mystical Exegesis: Interpreting the Word of God; Mystical Prayer; Introduction to This Volume; PART I: Themes in Christian Mysticism; CHAPTER 2: The Song of Songs; Origen: The Song of Songs as Mystical Drama; Three Twelfth-Century Exegetes: The Song as the "Book of Our Experience."
  • Three Carmelite Mystics: Autobiographical Commentary on CanticlesCHAPTER 3: Gender; The Classic Couple; Queering the Soul; Feminizing God; Gendered Assumptions; CHAPTER 4: Platonism; Christian Mysticism and Platonism: Inherence and Inheritance; Christian Mysticism and Platonism: Tensions and Suspense; Mysticism and Platonism in Eriugena and Bonaventure; The Periphyseon of Johannes Scottus Eriugena; The Itinerarium mentis in Deum of Bonaventure; Platonism in Medieval Mysticism: Questions, Conclusions, and a Comment about Gender; CHAPTER 5: Aesthetics; The Senses of Aesthetic
  • Spiritual Senses and Spiritual EroticismPoetic Discourse and the Mystery of God; Embodied Acoustical Ecstasy and Praise; Apophatic Aesthetics: the Tensive Condition; Themes and Trajectories; CHAPTER 6: Heresy; Beguines, Beghards, and Free Spirits; Anxieties about "Lollards": Middle English Mystics and Heretics; Dangerous Mysticism in Early Modern Spain; Conclusions; PART II: Early Christian Mysticism; CHAPTER 7: Mysticism in the New Testament; Revelation and Religious Experience in Paul; Experiencing God in Christ and the Mysticism of Immanence in John's Gospel
  • The Mysticism of Endurance and Access to the Heavenly Sanctuary in HebrewsCHAPTER 8: The Judaean-Jewish Contexts of Early Christian Mysticism; Religion and Mysticism; Judaeanism, Judaism, and Christianity; Emerging Mysticism in Late Second Temple Judaea: Toward the Enoch Literature; The Emergence of the Early Jewish Mystical Tradition; The Problem of Creation and the First Formal Jewish Mystical Text; Judaean and Early Jewish Mysticism Within and Not Within Early Christian Mysticism; CHAPTER 9: "Mysticism" in the Pre-Nicene Era?
Control code
828303110
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (673 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299157613
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
447011
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828303110
Label
The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Christian Mysticism
Publication
Note
Mystical Cosmology, Temple Mysticism, and Their Continuation in Christianity
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Preface; CHAPTER 1: A Guide to Christian Mysticism; What Is Christian Mysticism?; Who Are the Mystics?; Mystical authors; "Everyday" mystics; Distinguishing Characteristics of a Mystical Text; Mystical discourse challenges any static, rote, or merely "exterior" understanding of God; Mystical texts engage their readers by describing a more immediate, intense, and transforming relationship with the living God
  • Mystical texts explore the fundamental paradox of how two incommensurable "things" can come into immediate relation and how what is indescribable can be describedMystical texts claim a special kind of religious authority; Mystical Theology: Talking about God; Mystical Exegesis: Interpreting the Word of God; Mystical Prayer; Introduction to This Volume; PART I: Themes in Christian Mysticism; CHAPTER 2: The Song of Songs; Origen: The Song of Songs as Mystical Drama; Three Twelfth-Century Exegetes: The Song as the "Book of Our Experience."
  • Three Carmelite Mystics: Autobiographical Commentary on CanticlesCHAPTER 3: Gender; The Classic Couple; Queering the Soul; Feminizing God; Gendered Assumptions; CHAPTER 4: Platonism; Christian Mysticism and Platonism: Inherence and Inheritance; Christian Mysticism and Platonism: Tensions and Suspense; Mysticism and Platonism in Eriugena and Bonaventure; The Periphyseon of Johannes Scottus Eriugena; The Itinerarium mentis in Deum of Bonaventure; Platonism in Medieval Mysticism: Questions, Conclusions, and a Comment about Gender; CHAPTER 5: Aesthetics; The Senses of Aesthetic
  • Spiritual Senses and Spiritual EroticismPoetic Discourse and the Mystery of God; Embodied Acoustical Ecstasy and Praise; Apophatic Aesthetics: the Tensive Condition; Themes and Trajectories; CHAPTER 6: Heresy; Beguines, Beghards, and Free Spirits; Anxieties about "Lollards": Middle English Mystics and Heretics; Dangerous Mysticism in Early Modern Spain; Conclusions; PART II: Early Christian Mysticism; CHAPTER 7: Mysticism in the New Testament; Revelation and Religious Experience in Paul; Experiencing God in Christ and the Mysticism of Immanence in John's Gospel
  • The Mysticism of Endurance and Access to the Heavenly Sanctuary in HebrewsCHAPTER 8: The Judaean-Jewish Contexts of Early Christian Mysticism; Religion and Mysticism; Judaeanism, Judaism, and Christianity; Emerging Mysticism in Late Second Temple Judaea: Toward the Enoch Literature; The Emergence of the Early Jewish Mystical Tradition; The Problem of Creation and the First Formal Jewish Mystical Text; Judaean and Early Jewish Mysticism Within and Not Within Early Christian Mysticism; CHAPTER 9: "Mysticism" in the Pre-Nicene Era?
Control code
828303110
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (673 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299157613
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
447011
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828303110

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