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- BRILL 2007; US$ 138.00
Visions were highly popular in the late Middle Ages, whether preached as vivid stories from the pulpit, illuminated in saint-filled manuscripts, or experienced during the breathless anticipation of a Mass or eerie darkness of a Yorkshire graveyard. This book explores five central dynamics of spirituality that the visions shaped and sustained. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 133.00
This study examines partnerships between medieval women and scribes. Kimberly Benedict argues that medieval female visionaries often play prominent roles in collaboration while their male amanuenses serves as supports and foils. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 198.00
A renewed interest in the spiritual, with an increasing number of people today wishing to incorporate the contemplative in their active lives, prompts the reissue of this classic work, a doctrine that is at once elevated and practical. The writings are meant to be studied from three distinct points of view: religious philosophy, material for the study... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 1996; US$ 100.00
For religion to work today there must be an awareness of the profound mystery and wonder of life, combined with an awareness of the practical and everyday living. This book discusses how the holiness, mystery and fascination with the divine can be encountered through spirituality. more...
- Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 59.99
In Women, Men, and Spiritual Power , John Coakley explores male-authored narratives of the lives of Catherine of Siena, Hildegard of Bingen, Angela of Foligno, and six other female prophets or mystics of the late Middle Ages. His readings reveal the complex personal and literary relationships between these women and the clerics who wrote about... more...
- Destiny Image, Inc. 2011; US$ 1.99
All Christians experience dark nights times when everything seems to be going wrong with them. Some wallow in despair, others learn in darkness. St. John explains the four benefits of the dark night: 1. Delight of peace. 2. Habitual remembrance and thought of God. 3. Cleanness and purity of soul. Practice... more...
- World Wisdom 2010; US$ 9.99
This profound and insightful book includes selected writings of Christian sages and saints from the Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Evangelical and Celtic branches of the Christian tradition. They are presented from a perspective of 'the transcendent unity of denominations'. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 43.00
Through an analysis of many different examples, Danvers articulates a new way of thinking about mysticism and scepticism, not as opposite poles of the philosophical spectrum, but as two fields of enquiry with overlapping aims and methods. Prompted by a deep sense of wonder at being alive, many mystics and sceptics, like the Buddha, practice disciplines... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 94.00
The Middle Ages saw a flourishing of mysticism that was astonishing for its richness and distinctiveness. The medieval period was unlike any other period of Christianity in producing people who frequently claimed visions of Christ and Mary, uttered prophecies, gave voice to ecstatic experiences, recited poems and songs said to emanate directly from... more...