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Author Bynum, Caroline Walker, author

Title Jesus as mother : studies in the spirituality of the High Middle Ages / Caroline Walker Bynum
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1982]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 279 pages)
Series Publications of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, UCLA
Publications of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies ; 16
Contents Introduction -- 1. The spirituality of regular canons in the twelfth century -- 2. The Cistercian conception of community -- 3. Did the twelfth century discover the individual? -- 4. Jesus as mother and abbot as mother: some themes in twelfth-century Cistercian writing -- 5. Women mystics in the thirteenth century: the case of the nuns of Helfta -- Appendix: Monastic and canonical treatises of practical spiritual advice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject God -- Motherhood -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Monastic and religious life -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Spiritual life -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520052226