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The mystical science of the soul : medieval cognition in Bernardino de Laredo's recollection method / Jessica A. Boon.

By: Boon, Jessica A, 1976- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, �2012Description: 1 online resource (xv, 329 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1442699558; 9781442699557.Subject(s): Laredo, Bernardino de, 1482-1545? -- Influence | Bernardino, de Laredo, 1482-1545? | Laredo, Bernardino de, 1482-1545? | Mysticism -- Spain -- Castile -- History -- To 1500 | Cognition -- History -- To 1500 | Human body -- Religious aspects | Science, Medieval | Spirituality -- Spain -- Castile -- History -- To 1500 | Recollection (Theology) | Theological anthropology | LITERARY CRITICISM -- Medieval | RELIGION -- Christian Life -- General | Cognition | Human body -- Religious aspects | Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) | Mysticism | Recollection (Theology) | Science, Medieval | Spirituality | Theological anthropology | Spain -- Castile | Spiritualiteit | Christendom | Castili�e | To 1500Genre/Form: Electronic books. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Mystical science of the soul.DDC classification: 248.2/2094630902 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Introduction: Passion Spirituality and Cognitive Studies -- Part One: Rereading the Historical Context. 1 Renaissance Castilian Spirituality: An Embodied Christianity ; 2 Navigating an Inquisitorial Culture -- Part Two: A Scientific Close Reading. 3 Medical Bodies, Mystical Bodies ; 4 Mnemotechnical Mysticism ; 5 Optics, Pain, and Transformation into God -- Conclusion: Cognition in Recollected Union.
Summary: Building on recent research in medieval optics, physiology, and memory in relation to the devotional practices of the late Middle Ages, Jessica A. Boon probes the implications of an 'embodied soul' for the intellectual history of Spanish mysticism.
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Introduction: Passion Spirituality and Cognitive Studies -- Part One: Rereading the Historical Context. 1 Renaissance Castilian Spirituality: An Embodied Christianity ; 2 Navigating an Inquisitorial Culture -- Part Two: A Scientific Close Reading. 3 Medical Bodies, Mystical Bodies ; 4 Mnemotechnical Mysticism ; 5 Optics, Pain, and Transformation into God -- Conclusion: Cognition in Recollected Union.

Building on recent research in medieval optics, physiology, and memory in relation to the devotional practices of the late Middle Ages, Jessica A. Boon probes the implications of an 'embodied soul' for the intellectual history of Spanish mysticism.

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