Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2657
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hollywood , Amy.
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  • Title: Suffering Transformed: Marguerite Porete, Meister Eckhart, and the Problem of Women's Spirituality [the author argues that both Porete and Eckhart questioned the value of asceticism, mystical phenomena, and visionary experiences, all associated with women's spirituality; they favored instead a move toward detachment and sought to relieve religious women's suffering].
  • Source: Meister Eckhart and the Beguine Mystics: Hadewijch of Brabant, Mechthild of Magdeburg, and Marguerite Porete.  Edited by Bernard McGinn.  Continuum, 1994.  Pages 87 - 113.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Apophatic Mystics Asceticism Body Eckhart, Meister, Mystic Gender Marguerite Porete, Mystic Mystics Pain and Suffering Soul Spirituality Theology Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: France;Germany
  • Century: 13- 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: Dartmouth College
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0826406815
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