Christian Spirituality: High Middle Ages and Reformation

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Jill Raitt, Bernard McGinn, John Meyendorff
Crossroad, 1987 - Religion - 479 pages
A multivolume series with more than 500 contributing scholars worldwide, presenting the spiritual wisdom of the human race in its historical unfolding, from prehistoric times through the great religions to the meeting of traditions at the present.

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Contents

The Mendicants
15
Major Currents in Late Medieval Devotion
106
Religious Women in the Later Middle Ages
121
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Bernard McGinn is one is of the greatest living authorities on Catholic historical theology. The Naomi Shenstone Donnelly Professor (Emeritus) of historical theology and history of Christianity at the University of Chicago, McGinn holds a Ph.D. from Brandeis University and an S.T.L. from the Pontifical Gregorian University. McGinn has lectured on and written extensively about the history of apocalyptic thought and recently has focused his attention on the fields of spirituality and mysticism. His current long-range project is a seven-volume history of Christian mysticism in the West called The Presence of God.

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