The Life of Evelyn Underhill: An Intimate Portrait of the Groundbreaking Author of Mysticism

The Life of Evelyn Underhill: An Intimate Portrait of the Groundbreaking Author of Mysticism

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781893361706
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/01/2002
Series: Skylight Illuminations Ser.
Edition description: 1ST SKYLIG
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Margaret Cropper was a close friend of Evelyn Underhill for many years. She was the author of many volumes of poetry, plays and prayers, and was associated with many movements for the revival of religious drama.


Dana Greene is dean of Oxford College of Emory University and a highly respected authority on Evelyn Underhill's life and writing. She is the author of the most comprehensive and scholarly Underhill biography, Evelyn Underhill: Artist of the Infinite Life, and editor of Fragments from an Inner Life: The Notebooks of Evelyn Underhill. She also serves as president of the Evelyn Underhill Association http://www.evelynunderhill.org.

Table of Contents

Foreword to the SkyLight Lives Edition
Introduction
Note
Lucy Menzies:A Memoir

1. Childhood and Girlhood
2. "I Entered Italy"
3. Years of Discovery
4. Vocation and Marriage
5. Early Married Years
6. Her Book Called Mysticism
7. The Years before the War
8. The War Years
9. Choice of a Director
10. “In We Are, and On We Must”
11. “Called Out and Settled”
12. A Tremendous Year
13. “In Torment and Effort to Serve the Brethren”
14. Speaking to the Clergy
15. The Revision of the Prayer Book and Matters of Reunion
16. Religious Editor
17. Chiefly about Retreats
18. The Golden Sequence and a Visit to Norway
19. The Last Retreats and Worship
20. Laying Down Tools
21. The Sword Outwears the Sheath
22. Doctor of Divinity and Pacifist
23. The Prayer Group
24. The Last Years

Epilogue
Acknowledgements
Notes
Index

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