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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

About Julia A. Lamm

Julia A. Lamm is Associate Professor of Theology at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. She is a recipient of an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for research at the Academy of Sciences in Berlin. She is also the author of The Living God: Schleiermacher's Theological Appropriation of Spinoza (1996) and co-editor of a forthcoming volume on Schleiermacher, The Christmas Dialogue and Other Selections , for the Classics of Western Spirituality series. She has also published articles on Julian of Norwich.

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Author : Julia A. Lamm
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 31 October 2013
ISBN : 1118232720
EAN : 9781118232729
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 672 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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