The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Christian Mysticism
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Julia A. Lamm is Associate Professor of Theology at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. She is a recipient of an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for research at the Academy of Sciences in Berlin. She is also the author of The Living God: Schleiermacher's Theological Appropriation of Spinoza (1996) and co-editor of a forthcoming volume on Schleiermacher, The Christmas Dialogue and Other Selections, for the Classics of Western Spirituality series. She has also published articles on Julian of Norwich.
“As this comment indicates, I am assuming that this volumeis going to assume a key place in the literature on this vastsubject.” (Ecclesiastical History, 1January 2014)
“Julia Lamm has assembled a valuable collection of fortyarticles by leading scholars in this treasury of studies of(mainly) Christian mysticism. A lengthy and expert introduction byLamm leads to the first section: five articles on “Themes inChristian Mysticism.” (The Catholic HistoricalReview, 1 January 2014)
“Together they open a rich world of creative, inspiredwriting to contemporary students and fellow scholars. SummingUp. Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates andabove; general readers.” (Choice, 1 September2013)
“The Wiley-Blackwell Companion remains a treasure-trove ofscholarship that will delight anyone interested in the academicconversation around Christian mysticism.” (CarlMcColman, 24 May 2013)
“There is much to praise about this book, from itswell-judged contents to the beautiful presentation and typeface.This is a must-have for any library, and for any student ordisciple of the mystical tradition." (Church Times, 24May 2013)
“The result is a compelling and engaging volume drawing onthe best of recent cutting-edge scholarship, and providing insightsinto an ancient but important Christian tradition.” (Eastern Christian Books, 17 December 2012)
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