Franklin

A rhapsody of love and spirituality / David Fekete.

Author/Creator:
Fekete, David J.
Publication:
New York : Algora Pub., c2003.
Format/Description:
Book
306 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Love.
Spirituality.
Contents:
Two vast antagonists : Longus and Plato
The lover's coach and the apple fallen from Plato's tree : Ovid and Aristotle
Eros and the Bible : romantic scriptures, ambiguous interpretations, and Gregory of Nyssa's platonic biblical allegories
Bad news for lovers : Saint John Chrysostom, Saint Jerome, and Saint Augustine
Knights and ladies versus the monks : chivalric romance and ascetic discipline
A crippled attempt to salvage marriage and a popular movement against it : Thomas Aquinas and The cloud of unknowing
The romancers strike back : Martin Luther, Sir Edmund Spenser, and the Puritans
Radical theologian of true love : Emanuel Swedenborg
The eternal feminine : Shelley and intellectual beauty
The death of God, the end of love : T.S. Eliot's The waste land
Ancient echoes in modern halls : the recent erotic spirituality of Vatican II, David Matzko McCarthy, Karl Barth, and Eberhard Jungel
A heap of broken images? : erotic love and spirituality in the post-modern age.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-302) and index.
ISBN:
0875862454 (alk. paper)
0875862446 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0875861954 (ebook)
OCLC:
52963293