The Medieval Mystical Tradition In England

BookThe Medieval Mystical Tradition In England

The Medieval Mystical Tradition In England

Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies


July 7th, 2006

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This collection of essays approaches medieval mysticism from a range of perspectives, including literary, historical, theological and psychological points of view.

Dr MARION GLASSCOE teaches in the School of English and American Studies at the University of Exeter.

List of Contributors Marion Glasscoe (By (author)) G. Bourquin (Contributions by) T. Bradley (Contributions by) J. Clark (Contributions by) Roger Ellis (Contributions by) Vincent Gillespie (Contributions by) B. Lorenzo (Contributions by) R. Lovatt (Contributions by) R. Maisonneuve (Contributions by) A. J. Minnis (Contributions by) D. Rogers (Contributions by) Michael G. Sargent (Contributions by) K Watson (Contributions by)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Title Page4
Copyright Page5
Margery Kempe and the Eastern and Western Tradition of the 'perfect fool'8
The Choices of the Translator in the Late Middle English Period25
Henry Suso and the Medieval Mystical Tradition in England54
The Sources of The Cloud of Unknowing: A Reconsideration70
The Cloud of Unknowing and Vedanta83
Augustine, Anselm and WaIter Hilton109
Christ the Teacher in Julian's Showings: the Biblical and Patristic Traditions134
Psychotechnological Approaches to the teaching of the Cloud-author and to the Showings of Julian of Norwich150
The Mystical Experience of Julian of Norwich with reference to the Epistle to the Hebrews ch. ix: Semiotic and Psychoanalytic Analysis168
The Dynamics of the Signans in the Spiritual Quest189
Mystic's Foot: Rolle and Affeetivity206
The Organization of the Scale of Perfection238