ANGELUS SILESIUS : THE CHERUBINIC WANDERER: CLASSICS OF WESTERN SPIRITUALITY (Google eBook)
Here are poetic texts by one of the great German mystics of the 17th century, Angelus Silesius (1624-1677). These texts, written in the form of the epigram, are still used today for contemplative prayer and as part of German Christmas folklore.
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