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Women Christian Mystics Speak to Our Times
     

Women Christian Mystics Speak to Our Times

by David E., O.M.I Perrin O.M.I. (Editor), David Perrin (Editor)
 

Women Christian Mystics Speak to Our Times is an ambitious collection of essays by leading scholars that connects the modern world with the timeless wisdom of women such as Catherine of Siena, Hildegard of Bingen, Thérèse of Lisieux, Mary of Bizye, Julian of Norwich, Teresa of Avila, Birgitta of Sweden, Hadewijch of Brabant, Agnes of Blarmbekin,

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Women Christian Mystics Speak to Our Times is an ambitious collection of essays by leading scholars that connects the modern world with the timeless wisdom of women such as Catherine of Siena, Hildegard of Bingen, Thérèse of Lisieux, Mary of Bizye, Julian of Norwich, Teresa of Avila, Birgitta of Sweden, Hadewijch of Brabant, Agnes of Blarmbekin, Mechthild of Magdeburg, Marguerite de Porete, and Catherine of Genoa. While emphasizing the holy lives of these women, this book also reveals their lasting contributions to theology and spirituality. Bound by a common belief that women Christian mystics have much to teach us today, these accessible essays are geared toward classrooms and educated lay readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580510950
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Pages:
209
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.55(d)

Meet the Author

David Perrin, O.M.I., is Dean of the Faculty of Theology and Associate Professor at Saint Paul University in Ottawa. He holds several degrees, including a Ph.D. D.Th., S.T.L., and S.T.B., and is the author of several articles and three books, including For Love of the World: The Old and New Self of John of the Cross.

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