Christian Mystics: The Spiritual Heart of the Christian Tradition

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Simon & Schuster Editions, 1998 - Religion - 224 pages
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This brilliant work of scholarship is also an elegant gift volume--featuring sumptuous illustrations depicting many of the finest treasures of religious art--celebrating the transformative vision and passion of Christianity's 200-year-old mystical tradition. 100 illustrations, 75 in color.

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In my layman's opinion, the author confused the definition of mystic with influential. A few of the listed clerics, abbots, etc. could be said to have mystical experiences, but most were people whom ... Read full review

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In my layman's opinion, the author confused the definition of mystic with influential. A few of the listed clerics, abbots, etc. could be said to have mystical experiences, but most were people whom ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Ursula King is Professor and Chair of the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Bristol, author of The Spirit of One Earth: Reflections on Teilhard de Chardin and Global Spirituality (1989), and editor of Feminist Theology in the Third World (forthcoming), and Turning Points in Religious Studies (1990), and Women in the World's Religions Past and Present (1987).

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