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Lamm, Julia A.

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Christian Mysticism

Lamm, Julia A. - The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Christian Mysticism, ebook

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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 day
  • Draws on the best of current scholarship by bringing together a collection of newly-commissioned readings by leading scholars
  • Considers examples of mysticism in both Eastern and Western Christianity
  • Offers a brilliant synthesis of the key figures and historical periods of mysticism; its core themes, such as heresy, gender, or aesthetics; and its theoretical considerations, including theological, literary, social scientific, and philosophical approaches
  • Features chapters on current debates such as neuroscience and mystical experience, and inter-religious dialogue

Keywords: Spirituality, Christian mysticism, mystics, spirituality, Eastern Western Christianity, heresy, theology, monastic

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley-Blackwell Companions to Religion
Page amount
672 pages
Category
Religions
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118232750
Printed ISBN
9781444332865

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