Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 11937
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Aberth , John
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  • 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.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Dionysius the Pseudo- Areopagite, Theologian Kempe, Margery, Mystic Mystics Theology Via Negativa Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 6, 14- 15
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00125806