Hadewijch


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Hadewijch

(hä`dəvīkh), fl. early 13th cent., Dutch mystical poet, a nun. Her works, beautiful lyrics on the love of God and a number of letters in rhyme and visions in prose, are a monument both of early Dutch literature and of Roman Catholic mysticism.
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The vast majority of scholarship on Hadewijch has focused on her use of courtly love metaphors (16) or how her work reflects typical female religious experience, (17) especially through metaphors such as food and the body.
Beginning with an informative look at the origins and development of the movement, Murk-Jansen looks to Beatrijs of Nazareth, Hadewijch, Mechtild of Magdeburg and Marguerite Porete.
Hadewijch in particular could be a good example of the combination of neoPlatonic eros and eschatological asceticism T.
Think of the triumphs of spousal mysticism in the high and late Middle Ages, also in the vernacular, as in the works of Hadewijch and Margaret of Porete.
Meister Eckhart and the Beguine Mystics, Hadewijch of Bradant, Mechthild of Magdeburg, and Marguerite Porete (Continuum, 166 pages, $19.
Milhaven's reading of the 13th-century Beguine, Hadewijch of Antwerp shows her anticipating theories of friendship, mutuality, and bodiliness explored by contemporary feminists such as Gilligan, Harrison, Heyward, Hunt, Lorde, and Ruether.
Readers who have absorbed his accounts of Hadewijch and Marguerite Porete will find Eckhart and Ruusbroec less novel, if not less profound.
Among the Beguines were celebrated spiritual writers and mystics, including Mechthild of Magdeburg, Beatrij s of Nazareth, Hadewijch, and Marguerite Porete--who was condemned as a heretic and burned at the stake in Paris in 1310.
Entre ellas se destacan las siguientes: Isabel de Schonau (+ 1164); Hildegarda de Binguen (+ 1179); Maria de Oignies (+1213); Beatriz de Nazareth (+ 1268); Hadewijch de Amberes (+1260); Matilde de Magdeburgo (+ 1282); Matilde de Hackenborn (+ 1299); Gertrudis de Hefta (+ 1301); Angela de Foligno (+ 1309); Margarita Porete (+ 1310); Brigida de Suecia (+1373); Caterina de Siena (+ 1380); Juliana de Norwich (+ 1416); Margarita de Kempe (+ 1440).
Claro, no estamos hablando de tratados teologicos ni de experiencias misticas como las de Hildegard von Bingen o Hadewijch de Amberes, sino de novelas, de un genero de ficcion.
Her work has very striking resonance with other mystics, for example the thirteenth-century Flemish mystic Hadewijch, who wrote a form of ecstatic poetry which is really quite close to 'A'ishah's.
Among the beguines were celebrated spiritual writers and mystics, including Mechthild of Magdeburg, Beatrijs of Nazareth, Hadewijch of Brabant, and Marguerite Porete, who was condemned as a heretic and burned at the stake in Paris in 1310.