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Author Holmes, Emily A., 1974-

Title Flesh made word : medieval women mystics, writing, and the incarnation / Emily A. Holmes
Published Waco : Baylor University Press, 2013
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Contents Problem of incarnation -- Attending to word and flesh: an inclusive incarnation -- Hadewijch of Brabant and the mother of love -- Angela of Foligno writing the body of Christ -- Writing annihilation with Marguerite Porete -- Transcendence incarnate: apophatic bodies and the apophatic Christ
Summary Women who transformed their own flesh into Word
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Angela, of Foligno, Saint, 1248?-1309 -- Authorship.
Hadewijch, active 13th century -- Authorship.
Porete, Marguerite, approximately 1250-1310 -- Authorship.
Incarnation -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500
Mysticism -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1602587558 (electronic bk.)
9781602587557 (electronic bk.)