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Mysticism as Dissent

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:
10.1093/0195136403.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This study of the politics of canonization begins with discussion of the changing policies toward beata mysticism that affected Rose of Lima’s cause for canonization. The chapter further explores how ... More


Expansion

Honey Meconi

in Hildegard of Bingen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252033155
eISBN:
9780252050725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252033155.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The expansion of Hildegard’s world and influence is the subject of this chapter. It describes the numerous preaching tours she undertook and her close relationship with Trier, with special attention ... More


City of Women, City of God: Poor, Single, and Holy in Santiago de Guatemala

Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara

in Alone at the Altar: Single Women and Devotion in Guatemala, 1670-1870

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603684
eISBN:
9781503604391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603684.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 1 examines the hagiography of local holy woman Anna Guerra de Jesús who migrated to Guatemala’s capital in the late seventeenth century. While the early modern Catholic ideal of feminine ... More


Schools

Carey Seal

in Philosophy and Community in Seneca's Prose

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190493219
eISBN:
9780190493233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190493219.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines Seneca’s views on the collective practice of philosophy, through his representations of the philosophical school. Seneca believes that the Stoic school uniquely combines ... More


Ovid’s Art of Life

Katharina Volk

in Philosophy in Ovid, Ovid as Philosopher

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780197610336
eISBN:
9780197610367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197610336.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter reads Ovid’s erotodidactic poems, the Ars amatoria and Remedia amoris, as philosophical texts, arguing, first, that these poems are very much like philosophy, in that they are influenced ... More


Learning to Pray

Jonathan D. Teubner

in Prayer after Augustine: A study in the development of the Latin tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198767176
eISBN:
9780191821356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767176.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter opens by reflecting on the prayer with which Augustine opens his incomplete Soliloquia. In this work, Augustine introduces the reflexivity of prayer: prayer is a desire to know God and ... More


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