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Carthusian Spirituality: The Writings of Hugh of Balma and Guigo de Ponte (Classics of Western Spirituality)

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The most in-depth and scholarly panorama of Western spirituality ever attempted!<P>In one series, the original writings of the universally acknowledged teachers of the Catholic, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish, Islamic and Native American traditions have been critically selected, translated and introduced by internationally recognized scholars and spiritual leaders.<P>The texts are first-rate, and the introductions are informative and reliable. The books will be a welcome addition to the bookshelf of every literate religious persons". — The Christian Century

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In the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries, the Carthusians filled the role played in the tenth and eleventh centuries by the Cluniac network, in the Twelfth century by the Cistercians, and in the thirteenth century by the Franciscans and Dominicans: Western Christendom's most outstanding professional intercessors before God's throne. Founded in the late eleventh century, a few years before the Cistercians, the Carthusians grew very slowly during their first two centuries but were highly respected from the beginning.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 326-343) and indexes.

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ISBN:
9780809136643
Other:
Martin, Dennis D.
Other:
Guigues
Author:
Martin, Dennis D.
Author:
Hugh
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Church History - Catholic
Subject:
Catholic church
Subject:
Spirituality
Subject:
Mysticism
Subject:
Contemplation
Subject:
Spirituality - General
Subject:
Christianity - History - Catholic
Subject:
Catholic Church--Doctrines
Subject:
Christianity-Church History General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Classics of Western Spirituality (Paperback)
Series Volume:
no. 29
Publication Date:
19961131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
359
Dimensions:
9.09x6.03x1.00 in. 1.11 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries, the Carthusians filled the role played in the tenth and eleventh centuries by the Cluniac network, in the Twelfth century by the Cistercians, and in the thirteenth century by the Franciscans and Dominicans: Western Christendom's most outstanding professional intercessors before God's throne. Founded in the late eleventh century, a few years before the Cistercians, the Carthusians grew very slowly during their first two centuries but were highly respected from the beginning.
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