Passionate spirituality : Hildegard of Bingen and Hadewijch of Brabant / Elizabeth A. Dreyer.

By: Dreyer, Elizabeth, 1945-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Paulist Press, 2005Description: xvii, 180 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 0809143046 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Hildegard, Saint, 1098-1179 | Hadewijch, 13th cent | Women mystics -- Germany -- History -- To 1500 | Women mystics -- Belgium -- History -- To 1500 | Love -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500 | Spirituality -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500LOC classification: BV5077.G3 | D74 2005
Contents:
Chapter 1 -- Medieval Women Mystics: Weird or Wonderful? -- Religious Women and Contemporary Scholarship -- Method and Context -- Past Wisdom Speaks to the Present -- Conclusion -- Chapter 2 -- Passion in the Christian Tradition -- Background -- Neglect and Devaluation of Affectivity -- The Affections and Reason: Rivals or Partners? -- Passion in Religious Experience -- Images of Love in the Tradition -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3 -- Passion in Hildegard of Bingen -- Introduction -- Life and Context -- Language, Symbol, and Image -- Incarnation -- Intensity of Experience and Commitment -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4 -- Passion in Hadewijch of Brabant -- Life and Context -- Love Mysticism -- The Transformed Self -- Conclusion -- Conclusion: Back to the Present -- Notes -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Chapter 1 -- Medieval Women Mystics: Weird or Wonderful? -- Religious Women and Contemporary Scholarship -- Method and Context -- Past Wisdom Speaks to the Present -- Conclusion -- Chapter 2 -- Passion in the Christian Tradition -- Background -- Neglect and Devaluation of Affectivity -- The Affections and Reason: Rivals or Partners? -- Passion in Religious Experience -- Images of Love in the Tradition -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3 -- Passion in Hildegard of Bingen -- Introduction -- Life and Context -- Language, Symbol, and Image -- Incarnation -- Intensity of Experience and Commitment -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4 -- Passion in Hadewijch of Brabant -- Life and Context -- Love Mysticism -- The Transformed Self -- Conclusion -- Conclusion: Back to the Present -- Notes -- Index.

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