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The Resource God and the goddesses : vision, poetry, and belief in the Middle Ages, Barbara Newman

God and the goddesses : vision, poetry, and belief in the Middle Ages, Barbara Newman

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God and the goddesses : vision, poetry, and belief in the Middle Ages
Title
God and the goddesses
Title remainder
vision, poetry, and belief in the Middle Ages
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Newman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
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1953-
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Newman, Barbara
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Poetry, Medieval
  • Goddesses in literature
  • God in literature
  • Femininity of God in literature
Target audience
specialized
Label
God and the goddesses : vision, poetry, and belief in the Middle Ages, Barbara Newman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. God and the goddesses. St. Francis and Lady Poverty -- The soul and Lady Love -- The servant and Eternal Wisdom -- Will and Lady Holy Church -- Christine and the female Trinity -- Vision, imagination, and belief -- Why goddesses? -- 2. Natura (I) : Nature and Nature's God. The birth of nature : Bernard Silvestris's Cosmographia -- Nature's fall and lament : De planctu Naturae -- Nature as redeemed and redeemer : Anticlaudianus -- A Hildegardian coda : Nature or Nature's God? -- 3. Natura (II) : Goddess of the normative. "Ganymede and Helen" and Nature's grammar -- In Nature's forge : from Alan of Lille to Jean de Meun -- Nature at the court of King Richard : Chaucer's Parlement of fowles -- Nature and culture : Christine's revisionist myths -- Testing the norms : Nature, Nurture, Silence -- The realm of the natural -- 4. Love divine, all loves excelling. Caritas and Amor : the twelfth century -- Love's violence : the thirteenth century -- The beguine as knight of Love : Hadewijch's Stanzaic poems -- Dante, Beatrice, and l'amor che move il sole
  • 5. Sapientia : the goddess incarnate. Liturgical Wisdom : poised between Christ and Mary -- Devotional Wisdom : Henry Suso and his legacy -- Contemplative Wisdom : Julian of Norwich -- Esoteric Wisdom : the alchemical Virgin -- 6. Maria : Holy Trinity as Holy Family. The Trinity as a family -- Divinizing the Virgin : the Marian Trinity in art -- Enacting the Virgin : the lability of female roles -- Domesticating the Virgin : the invention of the Holy Family -- 7. Goddesses and the one God. Imaginative theology -- The gender of God and the limits of intolerance -- Medieval Christianity as an inclusive monotheism
Control code
ocm58052083
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 446 p.
Isbn
9780812219111
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
God and the goddesses : vision, poetry, and belief in the Middle Ages, Barbara Newman
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. God and the goddesses. St. Francis and Lady Poverty -- The soul and Lady Love -- The servant and Eternal Wisdom -- Will and Lady Holy Church -- Christine and the female Trinity -- Vision, imagination, and belief -- Why goddesses? -- 2. Natura (I) : Nature and Nature's God. The birth of nature : Bernard Silvestris's Cosmographia -- Nature's fall and lament : De planctu Naturae -- Nature as redeemed and redeemer : Anticlaudianus -- A Hildegardian coda : Nature or Nature's God? -- 3. Natura (II) : Goddess of the normative. "Ganymede and Helen" and Nature's grammar -- In Nature's forge : from Alan of Lille to Jean de Meun -- Nature at the court of King Richard : Chaucer's Parlement of fowles -- Nature and culture : Christine's revisionist myths -- Testing the norms : Nature, Nurture, Silence -- The realm of the natural -- 4. Love divine, all loves excelling. Caritas and Amor : the twelfth century -- Love's violence : the thirteenth century -- The beguine as knight of Love : Hadewijch's Stanzaic poems -- Dante, Beatrice, and l'amor che move il sole
  • 5. Sapientia : the goddess incarnate. Liturgical Wisdom : poised between Christ and Mary -- Devotional Wisdom : Henry Suso and his legacy -- Contemplative Wisdom : Julian of Norwich -- Esoteric Wisdom : the alchemical Virgin -- 6. Maria : Holy Trinity as Holy Family. The Trinity as a family -- Divinizing the Virgin : the Marian Trinity in art -- Enacting the Virgin : the lability of female roles -- Domesticating the Virgin : the invention of the Holy Family -- 7. Goddesses and the one God. Imaginative theology -- The gender of God and the limits of intolerance -- Medieval Christianity as an inclusive monotheism
Control code
ocm58052083
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 446 p.
Isbn
9780812219111
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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