- Author:Bernard McGinn
- Publisher:Alban Books; New Ed edition (February 1995)
- Pages:560 pages
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in Mysticism Christian Theology. This is a great book! The author is the same person who wrote the Foundations of Mysticism and the Growth of Mysticism
in Mysticism Christian Theology. This is a great book! The author is the same person who wrote the Foundations of Mysticism and the Growth of Mysticism. The subject of mysticism tends to produce a lot of mediocre writing-many people think that as long as they are spiritual people, they naturally understand what every other mystic is writing about and they can just write whatever comes to their mind, without any attention to detail or history.
Bernard McGinn (born 1937) is an American Roman Catholic theologian, religious historian, and scholar of spirituality. A specialist in Medieval mysticism, McGinn is widely regarded as the preeminent scholar of mysticism in the Western Christian tradition.
The Foundations of Mysticism book Begins with seeds of mysticism as they first showed growth within the Jewish faith, then in the Hellenistic world of Plato's philosophy
The Foundations of Mysticism book. Aug 16, 2013 booklady marked it as backburner. Begins with seeds of mysticism as they first showed growth within the Jewish faith, then in the Hellenistic world of Plato's philosophy. Think I'm going to look through my Great Courses and see if I can't find a course on this.
The Presence of God: A History of Western Christian Mysticism. Preface THE IDEA FOR A multivolume history of Christian mysticism first occurred to me in 1982. No part of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the written permission of The Crossroad Publishing Company.
Similar books and articles. Richard Kieckhefer - 2008 - Speculum 83 (2):462-465. The Cambridge Handbook of Western Mysticism and Esotericism. The Presence of God: A History of Western Christian Mysticism, 3: The Flowering of Mysticism: Men and Women in the New Mysticism. E. Ann Matter - 2002 - Speculum 77 (2):604-606. The Presence of God: A History of Western Christian Mysticism, 1: The Foundations of Mysticism. W. C. Frend - 1994 - Speculum 69 (1):214-217. Glenn Alexander Magee (e. - 2016 - Cambridge University Press.
The Growth of Mysticism : Gregory the Great Through the 12 Century.
Building on the success of The Foundations of Mysticism, this second volume of McGinn’s classic The Presence of God series covers the major theoreticians of th. .The Growth of Mysticism : Gregory the Great Through the 12 Century.
Christian mysticism refers to mystical practices and theory within Christianity. Mysticism is not so much a doctrine as a method of thought. It has often been connected to mystical theology, especially in the Roman Catholic and Orthodox Christianity. It has often been connected to mystical theology, especially in the Roman Catholic and Orthodox Christianity (both the Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox traditions). The attributes and means by which Christian mysticism is studied and practiced are varied.
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Bernard McGinn, considered by experts to be the best scholar of Western .
Bernard McGinn, considered by experts to be the best scholar of Western Christian mysticism in the world, became known far beyond academia with the 1991 publication of The Foundations of Mysticism: Origins to the Fifth Century. The initial volume in a four-volume series was greeted with immediate and unprecedented critical praise. It is the fascinating history of early medieval mysticism when monasticism was the dominant religious and educational institution of the new post-Roman world.