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- Echter Verlag 2013; US$ 34.70
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...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Although secular psychology addressed a great deal about how we come to be the way we are and how we might live more efficiently, it can offer nothing in terms of why we exist or how we should use our lives," writes Gerald May in this classic discussion of the nature of contemporary spiritual guidance and its relationship to counseling and psychiatry.... 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...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00
Paradisus anime intelligentis is the Latin name of one of the most important late medieval collections of German sermons, about half of which comprises sermons by Meister Eckhart. The studies deal with the theological programme of the sermons, the manuscripts, their transmission and processing, together with selected individual texts. The volume is... more...
- Princeton University Press 1999; US$ 57.50
A study of how asceticism was promoted through Biblical interpretation, Reading Renunciation uses contemporary literary theory to unravel the writing strategies of the early Christian authors. Not a general discussion of early Christian teachings on celibacy and marriage, the book is a close examination, in the author's words, of how "the Fathers'... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00
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 with... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00
In the counseling field, a type of consultation is increasingly being offered that focuses on spiritual topics, generally known as ?spiritual guidance?. This study explores various guidance models and discusses which aspects can support spiritual processes particularly effectively in our postmodern world. As basis for this analysis, the author explains... more...
- The Golden Sufi Center 2012; US$ 9.99
Guiding the reader through the stages of mystical prayer—a way to create a living relationship with the Divine within the heart—this book draws upon Christian and Sufi sources such as St. Teresa of Avila, ‘Attâr, St. John of the Cross, and Rûmî. Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee describes the stages of prayer: how prayer is first born of need, but then takes one... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; 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...