The Complete Works

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Paulist Press, 2000 - Religion - 306 pages
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In this Classic of Western Spirituality readers will find the first English translation of the complete works of Elisabeth of Schonau, a twelfth-century Benedictine nun who claimed to have a series of extraordinary visionary experiences.
 

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This entry in the triumphant and long-running "Classics of Western Spirituality" series features the writings of and about 12th-century German nun Elisabeth of Schoenau, whose gentle visions began to ... Read full review

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This entry in the triumphant and long-running "Classics of Western Spirituality" series features the writings of and about 12th-century German nun Elisabeth of Schoenau, whose gentle visions began to ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
The Preface of Abbot Ekbert to the Visions
41
First Book of Visions
43
Second Book of Visions
99
Third Book of Visions
119
The Book of the Ways of God
163
The Resumption of the Blessed Virgin
211
The Book of Revelations about the Sacred Company of the Virgins of Cologne
215
Letters
237
The Death of Elisabeth
257
Notes
277
Bibliography
303
Index
305
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Page 2 - I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen.

About the author (2000)

Barbara Newman is Professor of English and Religion at Northwestern University. She is author of Sister of Wisdom: St. Hildegard's Theology of the Feminine and editor and translator of Hildegard of Bingen's Symphonia.

Clark, who holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University, is Associate Professor of Religion at the University of Vermont.

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