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Eating beauty : the Eucharist and the spiritual arts of the Middle Ages

Title
Eating beauty : the Eucharist and the spiritual arts of the Middle Ages / Ann W. Astell.
ISBN
0801444667 (cloth : alk. paper)
Published
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2006.
Physical Description
xiii, 296 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
September 18, 2006
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-285) and index.
Contents
"Taste and see" : the eating of beauty
The apple and the Eucharist : foods for theological aesthetics
"Hidden manna" : Bernard of Clairvaux, Gertrude of Helfta, and the monastic art of humility
"Adorned with wounds" : Saint Bonaventure's Legenda maior and the Franciscan art of poverty
"Imitate me as I imitate Christ" : three Catherines, the food of souls, and the Dominican art of preaching
The Eucharist, the Spiritual exercises, and the art of obedience : Saint Ignatius of Loyola and Michelangelo
Weil and Hegel : a eucharistic "ante-/anti-aesthetic" aesthetics?
To (fail to) conclude : eucharists without end.
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