Gender

Barbara Newman*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Christian Mysticism
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Pages41-55
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781444332865
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 8 2013

Keywords

  • Certain "queering" in the masculine self
  • Devout women as beguines, in communities and observing no vows
  • Explosion of bridal mysticism, and Song of Songs commentaries
  • Gender
  • Gender permutations in mystical texts and mystics, as endlessly interesting
  • Gendered language for relationship of God and his people, in Scripture
  • Monks confessing their love for God, feminizing their souls
  • Neoplatonic tradition, God as the One, the Good, or Being Itself
  • Overlapping paradigms of church, The Virgin Mary emergence
  • The late Middle Ages, gender symbolism malleable, to its own transcendence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

Cite this

Newman, B. (2013). Gender. In The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Christian Mysticism (pp. 41-55). John Wiley and Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118232736.ch3