Mysticism

In The Cambridge History of Medieval Philosophy. pp. 720-734 (2010)

Authors
Christina Van Dyke
Calvin College
Abstract
Rather than dismissing mysticism as irrelevant to the study of medieval philosophy, this chapter identifies the two forms of mysticism most prevalent in the Middle Ages from the twelfth to the early fifteenth century - the apophatic and affective traditions - and examines the intersections of those traditions with three topics of medieval philosophical interests: the relative importance of intellect and will, the implications of the Incarnation for attitudes towards the human body and the material world, and the proper relation between contemplation and activity in the good life.
Keywords mysticism  scholasticism  philosophical theology
Categories (categorize this paper)
Reprint years 2014
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

Our Archive
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

The Retreat Argument.Hans Van Eyghen - 2018 - Heythrop Journal (3):497-508.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Mysticism, Freudianism, and Scientific Psychology.Knight Dunlap - 1920 - Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press.
“Sonship” and its Relevance for Jewish and Non-Jewish Mystical Literatures.Stefan-Sebastian Maftei - 2009 - Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 8 (23):141-153.
Mysticism and Philosophical Analysis.Steven T. Katz (ed.) - 1978 - Oxford University Press.
Mysticism East and West.Rudolf Otto - 1932 - New York: the Macmillan Company.
Postconstructivist Approaches to Mysticism.R. L. Franklin - 1998 - In Robert K. C. Forman (ed.), The Innate Capacity: Mysticism, Psychology, and Philosophy. Oxford University Press. pp. 231--245.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2014-01-14

Total views
1,560 ( #1,095 of 2,249,160 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
141 ( #3,023 of 2,249,160 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes

Sign in to use this feature