Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 2750
Author(s): Aberth, John
Title : Pseudo-Dionysius as Liberator: The Influence of the Negative Tradition on Late Medieval Female Mystics [briefly discusses the "via negativa" tradition with regard to Julian of Norwich, Catherine of Sienna, Bridget of Sweden, and Angela of Foligno; the author also argues that Margery Kempe was not a mystic because she relied on physical sensations and showed no evidence of spiritual progress].
Source: Downside Review , 114., 395 (April 1996):  Pages 96 - 115.
Year of Publication: 1996.