Jamie Buettner is an art history instructor at Merced and Reedley Colleges, located in central California. She is particularly interested the promotion of female agency through the expression of art.

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Embracing Jesus: Mystical Union with Christ in Seventeenth-century Art and Imagination

This paper investigates Baroque nuptial imagery portraying mystic union with God to determine how identification as “brides of Christ" impacted the daily lives of seventeenth-century European women across confessional divides.

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Published online: April 28, 2014

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