Women Mystics of the Modern Era : Fifteenth-Eighteenth Centuries: An Anthology

Women Mystics of the Modern Era : Fifteenth-Eighteenth Centuries: An Anthology

The spiritual journeys of the women mystics of the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries are vey different from those of their predecessors. After the Middle Ages, the most creative and audacious mystics came up against both the political and the ecclesiastical authorities of their day. During this period, also, the centre of mysticism moved from Northern Europe, Germany, the Low Countries and, to a lesser degree, from England, to the Latin countries of the Mediterranean Basin. Spain, in the Sixteenth century, was the land of mystics par excellence.
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The spiritual journeys of the women mystics of the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries are vey different from those of their predecessors. After the Middle Ages, the most creative and audacious mystics came up against both the political and the ecclesiastical authorities of their day. During this period, also, the centre of mysticism moved from Northern Europe, Germany,  the Low Countries and, to a lesser degree, from England, to the Latin countries of the Mediterranean Basin. Spain, in the Sixteenth century, was the land of mystics par excellence.

This little gift book presents writings by:

  • Catherine of Genoa
  • Teresa of Avila
  • Mary Magdalene de Pazzi
  • Marie of the Incarnation
  • Madame Guyon

 

OTHER TITLES IN THE SERIES:

  • Women Mystics of the Medieval Era
  • Women Mystics of the Contemporary Era
Additional Information
Isbn / Product Code 9780854396573
Dimensions 11x14 cm
Printed Pages 96
Format Paperback
Year Of Publication 2003
Publisher St Pauls Publishing
Author Thierry Gosset
Product Code 9780854396573
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