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- 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...
- Boydell & Brewer 2005; US$ 90.00
Essays suggesting new ways of studying the crucial but sometimes difficult range of medieval mystical material. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 43.99
One day in 1599, in the Spanish village of Saria, seven-year-old Maria Angela Astorch fell ill and died after gorging herself on unripened almonds. Maria's sister Isabel, a nun, came to view the body with her mother superior, an ecstatic mystic and visionary named Maria Angela Serafina. Overcome by the sight of the dead girl's innocent face, Serafina... 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...
- World Wisdom 2009; US$ 9.99
Most of us, seeing a respectable lady shopping in London?s Bond Street, searching, let us say, for a sensible pair of new shoes, are hardly likely to suspect that we are looking at a God-intoxicated woman, comparable in her inner nature to a St. Francis of Assisi. So it was with the little-known Protestant Lilian Staveley, one of the most remarkable... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2008; US$ 29.99
Julian of Norwich, the fourteenth/early fifteenth-century anchoress and mystic, is one of the most important and best-known figures of the Middle Ages. Her Revelations, intense visions of the divine, have been widely studied and read; the first known writings of an English woman, their influence extends over theology and literature. However, many aspects... 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...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 148.56
This work is the first to comprehensively examine the German mystical "lied" of the 14th and 15th centuries as a genre/type of text. One part is dedicated to analysis, concentrating primarily on the handwriting and places in which the mystical verse had its "social setting", the different forms in which it was handed down, and its themes... more...