A Companion to John of Ruusbroec

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BRILL, May 8, 2014 - Religion - 466 pages
This Companion offers a comprehensive overview of research into the life, work, and influence of John of Ruusbroec (1293-1381). In addition, it contains the first English translation of a series of Middle Dutch texts related to Ruusbroec and his context.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Mysticism in the Low Countries before Ruusbroec
5
John of Ruusbroecs Life and Works
47
Manuscript and Print
81
Ruusbroec the Author
100
Essential Themes in Ruusbroecs Mysticism
130
The Holy Spirit
179
The Transformation of a Spiritual Ideal
204
Ruusbroecs Influence until c1800
286
Overview of Ruusbroec Research
303
Appendices
339
Bibliography
393
Index of Names and Places
437
Index of Ruusbroecs Works and Other Primary Sources
446
Index of Scripture References
449
Copyright

Impulses and Impediments
237

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