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Conditioned Perceptions

Frank Graziano

in Wounds of Love: The Mystical Marriage of Saint Rose of Lima

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195136401
eISBN:
9780199835164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136403.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Considers the ways in which sanctity is constructed in folklore, hagiography, iconography, and testimony taken during processes for canonization. Detailed analysis elucidates how an unrealized ideal ... More


Women Mystics in a Male‐Dominated Culture

Stephen Haliczer

in Between Exaltation and Infamy: Female Mystics in the Golden Age of Spain

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148633
eISBN:
9780199869923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148630.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Concerned that educated women would threaten male authority in religion and politics, a misogynous culture of male domination emerged to subordinate and restrict women's lives. Still concerned with ... More


The Significance of Religious Experience

Howard Wettstein

in The Significance of Religious Experience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199841363
eISBN:
9780199950003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841363.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter’s immediate focus is an argument for God’s existence from William James that attracted much attention by analytic philosophers of religion, the argument from immediate experience. This ... More


The Passion According to Teresa of Avila

Julia Kristeva

in Carnal Hermeneutics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265886
eISBN:
9780823266951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265886.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In this chapter, the author deploys a psychoanalytic hermeneutic to interpret the life of St. Teresa. The author develops three characteristics of Theresa’s thinking: the ideal father, the ... More


Autobiography and Other Writings

Ana de San Bartolome

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226143712
eISBN:
9780226143736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226143736.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Ana de San Bartolomé (1549–1626), a contemporary and close associate of St. Teresa of Àvila, typifies the curious blend of religious activism and spiritual forcefulness that characterized the first ... More


A Drama in Muslin’s Queer Mysticism

Jennifer Mitchell

in Ordinary Masochisms: Agency and Desire in Victorian and Modernist Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066677
eISBN:
9780813058863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066677.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Marginalized physically by her hunchback, religiously by her staunch Protestantism, and emotionally by her unrequited lesbian desires, A Drama in Muslin’s Cecilia Cullen cannot control her love for ... More


Educating Carlyle’s Orphans: Time, 1889–94

Ciaran Brady

in James Anthony Froude: An Intellectual Biography of a Victorian Prophet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668038
eISBN:
9780191748677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668038.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

In light of the popular success and intellectual failure of Froude’s travel-writing, this chapter looks at his efforts to inspire a moral rejuvenation by a return to history-writing. An analysis of ... More


The Stain of Spain in Some of Stein

in Empire on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311826
eISBN:
9781846315268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311826.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

When Gertrude Stein wrote ‘What is Spain’ in ‘Lifting Belly’, she stated ‘declarative question’ and developed a new grammatical trope that poses a question and states a fact at the same time. Stein ... More


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