The Herald of God's Loving-Kindness

The Herald of God's Loving-Kindness

by Gertrude
     
 

Placed in the monastery of Helfa, in Upper Saxony, at the age of five, Gertrud began having visions and writing at twenty-five.

Book 1, written by a nun of Helfta, reveals the personality and virtues of Gertrud. Avoiding hagiographical commonplaces, the writer reveals both the strenghts and the shortcomings of her very human and very committed heroine.

Book 2,

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Overview

Placed in the monastery of Helfa, in Upper Saxony, at the age of five, Gertrud began having visions and writing at twenty-five.

Book 1, written by a nun of Helfta, reveals the personality and virtues of Gertrud. Avoiding hagiographical commonplaces, the writer reveals both the strenghts and the shortcomings of her very human and very committed heroine.

Book 2, contains Gertrud's own account of her spiritual experiences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879074555
Publisher:
Liturgical Press, The
Publication date:
11/28/1991
Series:
Fathers Ser., #35
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.44(d)

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