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Classics of Western Spirituality #93: Mechthild of Magdeburg: The Flowing Light of the Godhead

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Synopsis:

Here is the first English translation based on the new critical edition of The Flowing Light of the Godhead, the sole mystical visionary work of Mechthild, a 13th-century (c. 1260-c. 1282/94) German Beguine. This challenging work of deep religious insight reflects Mechthild's inner life, and God's as well, employing a great variety of traditional medieval literary forms and genres in prose and verse.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 368-370) and indexes.

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ISBN:
9780809137763
Translator:
Tobin, Frank
Author:
Mechthild
Translator:
Tobin, Frank
Author:
Tobin, Frank
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Roman Catholicism
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Catholic church
Subject:
Doctrines
Subject:
Mysticism
Subject:
Mysticism -- Catholic Church -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
Christianity - Catholicism
Subject:
Christianity - Catholic
Subject:
Spiritual life -- Catholic Church.
Subject:
Private revelations
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Classics of Western Spirituality (Paperback)
Series Volume:
93
Publication Date:
19980431
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.91x5.93x1.05 in. 1.20 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Here is the first English translation based on the new critical edition of The Flowing Light of the Godhead, the sole mystical visionary work of Mechthild, a 13th-century (c. 1260-c. 1282/94) German Beguine. This challenging work of deep religious insight reflects Mechthild's inner life, and God's as well, employing a great variety of traditional medieval literary forms and genres in prose and verse.
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