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The Theology and Spirituality of the Body in the Writings of Heloise of the Paraclete.

Posa, Carmel M. (2009) The Theology and Spirituality of the Body in the Writings of Heloise of the Paraclete. Doctor of Philosophy thesis, UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

This thesis explores Heloise of the Paraclete’s writings on the topic of ‘the body’, from the perspective of feminist paradigms, to illustrate that her distinctively “incarnational form of language” not only holds theological significance for our day but also marks her out as a key figure within Middle Ages spirituality.

Item Type: Theses (Doctor of Philosophy)
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: Absence, Body, Desire, Discretion, Discernment, Heloise, Irigaray, Love
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2202 History and Philosophy of Specific Fields > 220209 History of Ideas
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2203 Philosophy > 220306 Feminist Theory
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: C - Church History
Depositing User: Users 2 not found.
Date Deposited: 27 May 2009 07:35
Last Modified: 29 Aug 2013 23:08
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/21

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