The Presence of God: The foundations of mysticism

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Crossroad, 1991 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 494 pages
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A truly magnificent book. It seems set to become a much-needed standard study of Western Christian mysticism. --The Way

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The flowering of mysticism: men and women in the new mysticism (1200-1350)

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This third volume in "The Presence of God" series, actually the first of two parts, covers the rich terrain of Franciscan mysticism and the emergence of female mystics (the speculative mysticism ... Read full review

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Bernard McGinn, Naomi Shenstone Donnelly Professor of Historical Theology and History of Christianity at the University of Chicago, is the author of many books, including "Visions of the End: Apocalyptic Traditions in the Middle Ages" (Columbia).

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