Elisabeth of Schsnau: The Complete Works (BOK)

Elisabeth of Schsnau: The Complete Works (BOK)

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In this Classic of Western Spirituality readers will find the first English translation of the complete works of Elisabeth of Schonau, a twelfth-century Benedictine nun who claimed to have a series of extraordinary visionary experiences. - three visionary diaries: First, Second and Third Book of Visions _ a book of sermons, The Book of the Ways of God _ Revelations about the Sacred Company of the Virgins of Cologne _ The Resurrection of the Blessed Virgin _ a collection of Elisabeth's letters _ and a text describing Elisabeth's last days by her brother, Eckbert Elisabeth's prophetic message brought consolation to the people of her day and a call for firmness of faith and the moral life. Today's readers will gain insight into how the communal, liturgical culture of a Benedictine monastery could shape the interior life and prophetic identity of a woman committed to its ideals.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2000 Forlag
BERTRAMS
ISBN 9780809105212 Antall sider 384
Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,9cm x 2,8cm Vekt 612 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Personal Christian testimony & popular inspirational works, Christian communities & monasticism, Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church, Christian mysticism