Power, gender, and Christian mysticism / Grace M. Jantzen.
Publisher description: In the western Christian tradition, the mystic was seen as having direct access to God, and therefore great authority. In this study, Dr Jantzen discusses how men of power defined and controlled who should count as a mystic, and thus who would have power: women were pointedly...
Cambridge ; New York :
Cambridge University Press,
|Series:||Cambridge studies in ideology and religion ;