Mystical Transformations: The Imagery of Liquids in the Work of Mechthild Von Magdeburg
Deals with the origins of Mechthild's water imagery, motion and freedom as characteristics of liquids, the nourishment of the soul, the derogation of earth images, and the imagery of specific liquids in Das fliessende Licht der Gottheit (The Flowing Light of the Divine).
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
The Derogation of Earth Substances
Imagery of Liquids
3 other sections not shown
according attributes baptism becomes begins beliefs blood body breasts Christ Christian Church comes concept considered demonstrate described desire divine drink earth earthly effect elements employed eternal evil example existence experience Father fire flesh fliessende Licht flows forms four frequently fruit gall gifts give given God's love hand heart heaven herre holy honey human hunger ideas imagery images implied Jesus John later liquids living Lord loving soul man's manifestations Mary means Mechthild medieval metaphor milk mińe miner motion mystical nature nourishment original paradoxical passage physical pure references represent seems seen sele significance similar Similarly sint solid soul's specific spheres spiritual spoke sprach spring substances suffering sweet symbol tears things thirst thought tion traditional transcendent transitional Trinity true ultimate unio mystica union universe vnser wart wine wounds