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New Catholic World
Religion and Philosophy
"When in his poem 'Among School Children' W. B. Yeats spoke of that place where 'the body is not bruised to pleasure soul,' he unwittingly pointed to a task that has lately engaged the energies of a number of scholars of Christianity: how to revalorize the body in the Christian tradition and rescue it from its status as the spiritually detrimental half of human being. Margaret Miles, a professor of historical theology at Harvard Divinity School, has responded to this task with scholarship, style and insight." ~ from the article
Novak, Philip, "Fullness of Life: Historical Foundations for a New Mysticism by Margaret R. Miles" (1982). Collected Faculty and Staff Scholarship. 144.
Copyright © 1982 Paulist Press. Reproduced with permission.
Originally published as: Novak, Philip. (1982). Fullness of Life: Historical Foundations for a New Asceticism by Margaret Miles. New Catholic World. 194. www.paulistpress.com