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Wounds of LoveThe Mystical Marriage of Saint Rose of Lima$
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Frank Graziano

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195136401

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2005

DOI: 10.1093/0195136403.001.0001

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The Purgatory of Love

The Purgatory of Love

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(p.205) 9 The Purgatory of Love
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Wounds of Love
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Frank Graziano (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195136403.003.0010

Discusses the wound in Christ’s side as a breast where nourishment and eroticism interact dynamically, including examples from the lives of Catherine of Siena, Maria Maddalena de’Pazzi, Angela of Foligno, and Marguerite-Marie Alacoque, in addition to Rose of Lima. Flames of passion and wounds of love are then analyzed, including Teresa of Avila’s transverberation and the Mercedes graphics produced by Rose of Lima. The chapter concludes with an analysis of mystical marriage, in Rose’s life and generally, as a symbolic complex in which varied strategies of uniting with Christ–inedia, eucharistic devotion, erotic agony, unitive identification, and heart exchange, among others–are integrated into a comprehensive agenda.

Keywords:   St. Catherine of Siena, Maria Maddalena de\rquote Pazzi, Angela of Foligno, Marguerite-Marie Alacoque, mystical marriage, wounds, piercing, flame, transverberation, inedia, eucharistic devotion, heart

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