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Jesus As Mother Studies in the Spirituality of the High Middle Ages

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ISBN-10: 0520052226

ISBN-13: 9780520052222

Edition: N/A

Authors: Caroline Walker Bynum

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Book details

Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 6/13/1984
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Caroline Walker Bynum is University Professor at Columbia University. She is the author of Resurrection of the Body in Western Christianity, 200-1336, and Fragmentation and Redemption: Essays on Gender and the Body in Medieval Religion (Zone Books, 1991).

Preface Abbreviations Introduction
The Spirituality of Regular Canons in the Twelfth Century
The Cistercian Conception of Community
Did the Twelfth Century Discover the Individual?
Jesus as Mother and Abbot as Mother: Some Themes in Twelfth-Century Cistercian Writing
Women Mystics in the Thirteenth Century: The Case of the Nuns of Helfta
Epilogue Appendix: Monastic and Canonical Treatises of Practical Spiritual Advice General
Index of Secondary Authors