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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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
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...
- The Doubleday Religious 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 39.95
This book introduces students to Christian mysticism and modern critical responses to it. Christianity has a rich tradition of mystical theology that first emerged in the writings of the early church fathers, and flourished during the Middle Ages. Today Christian mysticism is increasingly recognised as an important Christian heritage relevant to today's... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
This collection of essays re-examines works from such canonical figures as Eckhart, Augustine, Plotinus, Pseudo-Dionysius, Nicolas of Cusa, Teresa of Avila, John of the Cross, Julian of Norwich, along with the philosophical thought of Iris Murdoch, Jacques Lacan, and Martin Heidegger, and the contemporary phenomena of the Emerging Church. Presenting... 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...
- Echter Verlag 2013; US$ 31.56
Die Studie stellt einen Ordensmann vor, dessen philosophisches und theologisches Werk im deutschen Sprachraum bis heute unbekannt ist. Heinz R. Schmitz (1936-1982) tritt 1959 dem Orden der Kleinen Brüder Jesu bei, der sich von Charles de Foucauld herleitet. Während des ordensinternen Theologiestudiums in Toulouse kommt es zur Begegnung mit Jacques... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 24.95
Though love is a perennial topic for writers of all kinds, much of what is written aboutlove is simplistic and unsatisfying. In Conscious Love , Richard Smoley—an expert on the esoteric traditions of mystical Christianity—incorporates insights and wisdom about love from noted thinkers in literature, art, philosophy, sociology, cultural... more...