Mystics: 10 Who Show Us the Ways of God

Mystics: 10 Who Show Us the Ways of God

by Murray Bodo O.F.M.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780867167467
Publisher: Franciscan Media
Publication date: 08/28/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 889,002
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


MURRAY BODO, O.F.M., is a Franciscan priest and member of the Franciscan Academy. He is the award-winning author of numerous books, including the bestselling Francis: The Journey and the DreamFrancis and Jesus, three books of poetry, and most recently Surrounded by Love: Seven Teachings from Saint Francis.  Bodo has had his poems, stories and articles published in magazines and literary journals in the United States and Ireland. He resides in Cincinnati, Ohio, and spends summers in Assisi as a staff member of Franciscan Pilgrimage Programs.

Table of Contents


Introduction: How the Mystics Show Us the Ways of God     1
Mary, Mother of Mystics     9
Francis of Assisi, The Practical Mystic     27
Julian of Norwich, The Goodness of God     49
Jacopone da Todi, The Madness of God     63
Catherine of Siena, The Hidden Things of God     79
John of the Cross, Prisoner of Love     95
Therese of Lisieux, The Little Way     109
Gerard Manley Hopkins, Immortal Diamond     127
Simone Weil, The Marvelous Dimension and Baptism of Desire     147
Robert Lax, A Sort of Bliss     165
Afterword     199
Bibliography     207
Notes     209
Index     217

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