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The Resource The essential writings of Christian mysticism, edited and with an introduction by Bernard McGinn

The essential writings of Christian mysticism, edited and with an introduction by Bernard McGinn

Label
The essential writings of Christian mysticism
Title
The essential writings of Christian mysticism
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Bernard McGinn
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McGinn, Bernard
Series statement
Modern Library classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Mysticism
Label
The essential writings of Christian mysticism, edited and with an introduction by Bernard McGinn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [553]-559)
Contents
1: Foundations of mystical practice -- Biblical interpretation -- Asceticism and purgation -- Prayer, liturgy, and sacraments -- Inner and outer practices -- Mystical itineraries -- 2: Aspects of mystical consciousness -- Living the trinity -- Encountering Christ -- Love and knowledge -- Positive and negative ways to God -- Vision, contemplation, and rapture -- Distress and dereliction -- Deification and birthing -- Union with God -- 3: Implications of the mystical life -- Mysticism and heresy -- Contemplation and action
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Modern Library pbk. ed.
Extent
xviii, 559 p.
Isbn
9780812974218
Lccn
2006044877
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm65341336
Label
The essential writings of Christian mysticism, edited and with an introduction by Bernard McGinn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [553]-559)
Contents
1: Foundations of mystical practice -- Biblical interpretation -- Asceticism and purgation -- Prayer, liturgy, and sacraments -- Inner and outer practices -- Mystical itineraries -- 2: Aspects of mystical consciousness -- Living the trinity -- Encountering Christ -- Love and knowledge -- Positive and negative ways to God -- Vision, contemplation, and rapture -- Distress and dereliction -- Deification and birthing -- Union with God -- 3: Implications of the mystical life -- Mysticism and heresy -- Contemplation and action
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Modern Library pbk. ed.
Extent
xviii, 559 p.
Isbn
9780812974218
Lccn
2006044877
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm65341336

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