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Introduction. Art, articulation and incarnation: mystical theology and seeing the invisible

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The introduction presents an overview of critical debates in relation to mysticism and medieval aesthetics, before offering a short case study of medieval and modern representation of the mystery of the Incarnation intended to highlight the key themes and tension address over the volume as a whole. An examination of the 'Incarnation Initials' of Insular Gospel Books and Gerald of Wales's discussion of the Gospels of Kildare highlights the importance of craft, materiality and the transcendent ...

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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Balliol College
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Introduction
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Contemporary Theological Explorations in Mysticism
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Art and Mysticism: Interfaces in the Medieval and Modern Periods
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2018-06-12
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9781315195803
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