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Article: Mimesis: The Substructure of Hermeneutical Methodology in Christian Spirituality, by David B. Perrin

Following up on an earlier article about research methodology in Christian spirituality, David Perrin focuses on the need for research to go beyond phenomenological description of the object being studied (e.g., a text or a work of art) and explore … Continue reading

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Essay:The Intersection of Sacramentality and Materiality: Testimony, by Rebecca A. Giselbrecht

Prof. Giselbrecht’s essay which appears in Sacramentality and Materialty: Locating Intersections (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2016, pp. 183-190), a volume she co-edited with Ralph Kunz, begins with reference to the verbal exclamations of Mary and Hannah when they experienced God’s Spirit opening their wombs. She … Continue reading

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Article: Hermeneutical Methodology in Christian Spirituality, by David B. Perrin

In his article appearing recently (despite the publication year) in Theoforum (vol. 44, no. 2, 2013, pp. 317-337), David Perrin draws on the work of Paul Ricoeur and Sandra Schneiders and concludes that “the academic community doing research in spirituality, and in Christian spirituality in … Continue reading

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