The Cambridge Companion to Christian Mysticism

Amy Hollywood Patricia Z. Beckman


The Cambridge Companion to Christian Mysticism

The Cambridge Companion to Christian Mysticism

  • Title: The Cambridge Companion to Christian Mysticism
  • Author: Amy Hollywood Patricia Z. Beckman
  • ISBN: 9780521863650
  • Page: 447
  • Format: Hardcover



The Cambridge Companion to Christian Mysticism is a multi authored interdisciplinary guide to the study of Christian mysticism, with an emphasis on the third through the seventeenth centuries The book is thematically organized in terms of the central contexts, practices, and concepts associated with the mystical life in early, medieval, and early modern Christianity WritThe Cambridge Companion to Christian Mysticism is a multi authored interdisciplinary guide to the study of Christian mysticism, with an emphasis on the third through the seventeenth centuries The book is thematically organized in terms of the central contexts, practices, and concepts associated with the mystical life in early, medieval, and early modern Christianity Written by leading authorities and younger scholars from a range of disciplines, the volume both provides a clear introduction to the Christian mystical life and articulates a bold new approach to the study of mysticism The book looks beyond the term mysticism, which was an early modern invention, to explore the ways in the ancient terms mystic and mystical were used in the Christian tradition What kinds of practices, modes of life, and experiences were described as mystical What understanding of Christianity and of the life of Christian perfection is articulated through mystical interpretations of scripture, mystical contemplation, mystical vision, mystical theology, or mystical union What practices and experiences provided the framework within which one could describe mystical phenomena And what topics are at the forefront of the contemporary study of Christian mystical practice and experience


Recent Comments "The Cambridge Companion to Christian Mysticism"


  • [PDF] Download Õ The Cambridge Companion to Christian Mysticism | by ê Amy Hollywood Patricia Z. Beckman
    447 Amy Hollywood Patricia Z. Beckman
  • thumbnail Title: [PDF] Download Õ The Cambridge Companion to Christian Mysticism | by ê Amy Hollywood Patricia Z. Beckman
    Posted by:Amy Hollywood Patricia Z. Beckman
    Published :2018-02-07T20:13:39+00:00