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- The Crown Publishing Group 2005; US$ 14.00
This new edition of the Image classic, with more than 100,000 copies sold, brings E. Allison Peers's magnificent translation of St. John of the Cross's masterpiece Dark Night of the Soul to a new generation of readers and will renew the interest of those already familiar with its soaring poetry and timeless truths. The sixteenth-century Carmelite... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Julian of Norwich was a fourteenth-century woman who at the age of thirty had a series of vivid visions centred around the crucified Christ. Twenty years later, while living as an anchoress in a church, she is believed to have set out these visions in a text called the Showing of Love . Going against the current trend to place Julian in the category... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 12.99
Sitting in stillness, the practice of meditation, and the cultivation of awareness are commonly thought to be the preserves of Hindus and Buddhists. Martin Laird shows that the Christian tradition of contemplation has its own refined teachings on using a prayer word to focus the mind, working with the breath to cultivate stillness, and the practice... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 109.99
This study examines the history of the psychoanalytic theory of mysticism, starting with the seminal correspondence between Freud and Romain Rolland concerning the concept of "oceanic feeling." Providing a corrective to current views which frame psychoanalysis as pathologizing mysticism, Parsons reveals the existence of three models entertained... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
The practice of prayer and meditation in modern Western Christianity is rooted in the Eastern tradition of early Church prayer as well as the wisdom of early Church fathers. In Centering Prayer , M. Basil Pennington, the author of the highly acclaimed Daily We Touch Him , returns to these roots, offering contemporary Christians a new approach to... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 188.00
Par le biais d?une méthode philologique, historique, et philosophique, ce livre établit l?absence de lien direct entre Maître Eckhart et Jacob Böhme. En réalité, le concept de la ?philosophie mystique allemande?, commençant soit disant avec Eckhart et finissant avec Böhme, a son origine dans la philosophie romantique du 19ème siècle et est toujours... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95
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...