Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5121
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  • Title: The Continuum of Time and Eternity in the "Liber specialis gratiae" of Mechtild of Hackeborn (1241-99) [In addition to considering briefly the issues of eternity and time, Caron also addresses Mechtild's use of imagery, in particular the heart as house and the fellowship of the angels, both of which were used to express her devotion to heaven. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Time and eternity: the medieval discourse.  Edited by Gerhard Jaritz and Gerson Moreno-RiañoInternational Medieval Research.  Brepols, 2003.  Pages 251 - 269.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Eternity Heart, Image of Mechtild von Hackeborn, Mystic Mystics Theology Time Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 13
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  • Illustrations: Two figures. Figure One The eucharistic banquet, drawing, circa 1500 (Eichstätt, Abbey of St. Walburg). Figure Two The heart as house, drawing, circa 1500, produced at the Abbey of St. Walburg (Berlin, Staatsbibliothek, Preussischer kulturbesitz).
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  • Year of Publication: 2003.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 2503513123
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