Acute Melancholia and Other Essays

Mysticism, History, and the Study of Religion

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Amy Hollywood
Gender, Theory, and Religion
  • New York, NY: 
    Columbia University Press
    , March
     2016.
     416 pages.
     $35.00.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9780231156448.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Review

This book has been reviewed in the Journal of the American Academy of Religion.

Please click here to read the review.

About the Reviewer(s): 

Ali Altaf Mian is Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies at Seattle University.

Date of Review: 
February 26, 2017
About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Amy Hollywood is the Elizabeth H. Monrad Professor of Christian Studies at Harvard Divinity School. She is the author of Sensible Ecstasy: Mysticism, Sexual Difference, and the Demands of History and the award-winning The Soul as Virgin Wife: Mechthild of Magdeburg, Marguerite Porete, and Meister Eckhart. She is the coeditor, with Patricia Z. Beckman, of The Cambridge Companion to Christian Mysticism.

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