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The Arnhem Mystical Sermons. Preaching Liturgical Mysticism in the Context of Catholic Reform

Cornet, Ineke (2018) The Arnhem Mystical Sermons. Preaching Liturgical Mysticism in the Context of Catholic Reform. Brill, Leiden and Boston. 399pp. ISBN 978-90-04-37265-8

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Abstract

In this book, Ineke Cornet presents the first in-depth study of this sixteenth-century sermon collection from the canonnesses of St. Agnes in Arnhem. Through a careful analysis of sources and parallels, this book demonstrates how the sermons creatively integrate both Rhineland and Brabantine mysticism into a unique commentary on the liturgical year. The sermons, which contribute to the Catholic Reform, systematically explore the mystical celebration of the liturgy which underpins every aspect of the collection’s theology of inner ascent. Together with the Evangelical Pearl and the Temple of Our Soul, the sermons are part of a wider literary network that plays a significant part in the history of Dutch mysticism.

Item Type: Books / Monographs
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords: Arnhem mystical sermons; Dutch mysticism; medieval mysticism
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220407 Studies in Religious Traditions (excl. Eastern, Jewish, Christian and Islamic Traditions)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970121 Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: C - Church History
College/Association with University of Divinity: JCS: Jesuit College of Spirituality
Depositing User: Dr Ineke Langhans-Cornet
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2019 22:53
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2019 22:53
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/3442

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