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John Arblaster

  • Research interest  (University of Antwerp):John Arblaster mainly conducts research into medeival and early modern mystics from the Low Countries, and especially female authors, he also has a particular interest in other medieval mystical and devotional authors (e.g. John of Fécamp, Hildegard of Bingen, Elizabeth of Schönau, Hugh and Richard of Saint-Victor, Jacopone da Todi, Johannes Tauler, Walter Hilton and Julian of Norwich).
  • Keywords  (KU Leuven):Theology, bible and religious studies
  • Keywords  (University of Antwerp):PHILOLOGY, MYSTICAL TEXTS, MYSTICAL THEOLOGY, WOMENS HISTORY, MEDIEVAL LITERATURE, Theology, bible and religious studies
  • Disciplines  (KU Leuven):Theory and methodology of philosophy, Philosophy, Other philosophy, ethics and religious studies not elsewhere classified
  • Disciplines  (University of Antwerp):Literatures in Dutch, Medieval literature, History of religions, churches and theology, Study of spirituality
  • Research techniques  (University of Antwerp):John Arblaster's research methodology is located at the intersection of literary studies and theology, with a primary emphasis on metaphor studies, intertextuality, and interlingual networks of ‘critical' reception, as well as content-related themes such as mystical anthropology and pneumatology.
  • Users of research expertise  (University of Antwerp):Target audiences include all those with an interest in mystical literature, the history of spirituality, and medieval culture.