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Jesus as Mother

Studies in the Spirituality of the High Middle Ages

Caroline Walker Bynum (Author)

Available worldwide

Paperback, 280 pages
ISBN: 9780520052222
June 1984
$29.95, £19.95
Preface
Abbreviations
Introduction

I. The Spirituality of Regular Canons in the Twelfth Century
II. The Cistercian Conception of Community
III. Did the Twelfth Century Discover the Individual?
IV. Jesus as Mother and Abbot as Mother: Some Themes in Twelfth-Century Cistercian Writing
V. Women Mystics in the Thirteenth Century: The Case of the Nuns of Helfta

Epilogue
Appendix: Monastic and Canonical Treatises of Practical Spiritual Advice
General Index
Index of Secondary Authors

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