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Title A new companion to Hispanic mysticism / edited by Hilaire Kallendorf
Published Leiden [Netherlands] ; Boston : Brill, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 516 pages) : illustrations
Series Brill's companions to the Christian tradition, 1871-6377 ; v. 19
Brill's companions to the Christian tradition ; v. 19
Contents Prologue / Colin Thompson -- Introduction : expanding the mystical canon / Hilaire Kallendorf -- Religious autobiography / Fernando Durán López -- Traditions, life experiences and orientations in Portugese mysticism (1515-1630) / José Adriano de Freitas Carvalho -- New world colonial Franciscan mystical practice / Francisco Morales -- The Alumbrados : Dejamiento and its practitioners / Alastair Hamilton -- Mother Juana de la Cruz : Marian visions and female preaching / Jessica A. Boon -- John of the Cross, the difficult icon / Jane Ackerman -- Teresa of Jesus and Islam : the simile of the seven concentric castles of the soul / Luce López-Baralt -- The mysticism of Saint Ignatius Loyola / Darcy Donahue -- Cecilia del Nacimiento, second-generation mystic of the Carmelite reform / Evelyn Toft -- The influences of Saint Catherine of Siena and Saint Teresa of Ávila on the Colombian nun Jerónima Nava y Saavedra (1669-1727) / Clara E. Herrera -- A new way of living? Luisa de Carvajal and the limits of mysticism / Glyn Redworth -- From saint to sinner : sixteenth-century perceptions of "La Monja de Lisboa" / Freddy Domínguez -- The gardens of Teresa of Ávila / Maryrica Ortiz Lottman -- Home, sweet home : Teresa de Jesús, Mudéjar architecture, and the place of mysticism in early modern Spain / María Mercedes Carrión -- Interrupted mysticism in Cervantes's Persiles / Christina H. Lee -- Suspensio animi, or the interweaving of mysticism and artistic creation / Elena del Río Parra -- "Through a glass darkly" : music and mysticism in Golden Age Spain / Tess Knighton
Summary The a oecanona of Hispanic mysticism is expanding. No longer is our picture of this special brand of early modern devotional practice limited to a handful of venerable saints. Instead, we recognize a wide range of a oemarginala figures as practitioners of mysticism, broadly defined. Neither do we limit the study of mysticism necessarily to the Christian religion, nor even to the realm of literature. Representations of mysticism are also found in the visual, plastic and musical arts. The terminology and theoretical framework of mysticism permeate early modern Hispanic cultures. Paradoxically, b
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-462) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mysticism -- Spain -- America -- Colonies -- History.
Mysticism -- Iberian Peninsula -- History.
Iberian Peninsula -- Church history.
Spain -- Colonies -- America -- Church history.
Form Electronic book
Author Kallendorf, Hilaire, 1974-
ISBN 9004193464 (electronic bk.)
9789004193468 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
(hardback ; alk. paper)