The Mysticism of the Cloud of Unknowing

The Mysticism of the Cloud of Unknowing

by William Johnston
     
 

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This theological treatment of the work of an anonymous 14th-century English writer, originally published in 1967, explores the influences of Eastern ways of contemplation on Christian mysticism. Johnston, a Catholic priest living in Japan and active in the Christian/Buddhist dialogue, provides commentary on the treatise, some historical context for the world in which… See more details below

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This theological treatment of the work of an anonymous 14th-century English writer, originally published in 1967, explores the influences of Eastern ways of contemplation on Christian mysticism. Johnston, a Catholic priest living in Japan and active in the Christian/Buddhist dialogue, provides commentary on the treatise, some historical context for the world in which it was written, and ways to incorporate its ideals into modern life. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823220755
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Pages:
285
Sales rank:
889,241
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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