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The Embodied Experience of Grace and Maternal Embrace

Wright Howie, Joan (2009) The Embodied Experience of Grace and Maternal Embrace. Master of Arts (minor thesis) thesis, UNSPECIFIED.

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    Abstract

    This thesis employs the metaphor of maternal embrace to present a theological paradigm for the spiritual direction practice of encountering God’s grace through embodied and lived experience. The metaphor and nature of divine maternal embrace is articulated through the three motifs of nurturing, enabling and enduring.

    Item Type: Theses (Master of Arts (minor thesis))
    Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
    Keywords (separated by commas): Grace, Spiritual Direction, Discernment, Mothering, Metaphor, Embodiment, Experience, Embrace, Incarnation, Dualism, Body Theology, Prayer
    Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society
    Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950404 Religion and Society
    Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
    Subject Area(s): D - Spirituality and Spiritual Direction
    Association with University of Divinity: Sentir: Graduate School for Spiritual Formation
    Depositing User: Users 4 not found.
    Date Deposited: 28 May 2009 14:58
    Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 02:38
    URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/36

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