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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 185.03
The study interprets the oldest extant correspondence in German, the letters from the secular priest Heinrich von Nördlingen to the Dominican nun Margaretha Ebner dating from the second quarter of the14th century. The study reads the letters as spiritual missives with something of a mystagogical character; this interpretation is then supplemented... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.74
Astonishingly relevant portraits of the lives of seven women mystics Known to more than a million readers as the coauthor of the classic vegetarian cookbook Laurel's Kitchen, Carol Lee Flinders looks to the hunger of the spirit in Enduring Grace. In these striking and sustaining depictions of seven remarkable women, Flinders brings to life a... more...
- OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 164.99 US$ 141.89
The image of St Basil's Cathedral in Moscow's Red Square is a familar Russian landmark. Yet few people know what made Basil so famous. He was a saint who wandered about naked, bullied passers-by, brawled in the market-place, and once even smashed a revered icon. Saints such as Basil overturn the conventional concept of sainthood - what, we may ask,... more...
- De Gruyter 1999; US$ 217.69
The present study deals with the reception of the works of Meister Eckhart during the first half of the 15th century at the Benedictine monastary of Melk (Austria). Eckhart's work is to be found there in manuscripts of the laybrother Lienhart Peuger only. A detailed description of these manuscripts (also introducing some hitherto unknown... 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...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 165.00
The thought of Meister Eckhart ? the Dominican theologian, the preacher, the master of language, the mystic ? exudes a remarkable fascination on the modern mind, not the least due to its characteristic interplay of scholastic-academic and vernacular terminology. This volume presents the only book-length study in English of Meister Eckhart the philosopher... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 159.95
The work is the most comprehensive, current record of research and scholarship concerned with explicating Julian of Norwich's Showings. This bibliography includes a handbook of information related to mystics contemporary to Julian, as well as information related to the life of the religious of Julian's era. 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...