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Performance and transformation : new approaches to late medieval spirituality
Introduction: Word and Deed: A Three-Dimensional Approach to Medieval Ecstatic Texts - PART I: SPEAKING - Preaching and Prophesying: The Public Proclamation of Birgitta of Sweden's RevelationsExpand
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Sculpture of compassion
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The Beatification of the Mundane
Faraway lands and exotic delicacies, graceful tea ceremonies, warrior swords, kingly harps, and exquisite quills play across the surface of this diminutive text—The Book of Tea.1 An odd turn to take,Expand
The Medieval Virgin as Object: Art or Anthropology?
Among the statues and groups of the Virgin Mary, there are works of value; however, they were abandoned to devotion, which saw in them only an incitation to piety. It is rather strange that no oneExpand
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The Art of Devotion in the Late Middle Ages in Europe, 1300 to 1500 by Henk van Os, et al. (review)
traduction provides an overview of the beguine movement, an account of the reasons that led to Porete's execution as a heretic, and reflections on this beguine's understanding of the nature of theExpand
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“Not diverse from things”: Emersonian Materialism
It is often said that the problem with our culture is that it is too materialistic. We may be surprised, then, to hear a philosopher like Heidegger emphasize the importance of “things” when he talksExpand