An Anthology of Christian Mysticism   -     Edited By: Harvey Egan
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An Anthology of Christian Mysticism

Edited By: Harvey Egan
Liturgical Press / 1991 / Paperback

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(PUBLiturgical Press)Offers an excellent selection of texts from 55 significant figures in the mystical tradition from Origen to Karl Rahner. Each group of texts is preceded by introductions that are informative and reliable. "Very reader-friendly,"---Theological Studies. For the classroom or self-study. 680 pages, softcover.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 680
Vendor: Liturgical Press
Dimensions: 6 X 9 X 1 1/2 (inches)
ISBN: 0814660126
ISBN-13: 9780814660126
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Publisher's Description

This comprehensive anthology will serve both as a text for serious students of mysticism and a reflective collection for those first exploring its thought. Biographical and historical data, as well as the mystic's key ideas and information about why the particular text was selected introduce each mystic to the reader.

Fifty-five mystics or mystical theologians, ancient and modern, are represented, including: Origen, Augustine of Hippo, Hildegard of Bingen, Francis of Assisi, Bonaventure, Angela of Foligno, Catherine of Siena, the anonymous author of Cloud of Unknowing, Thomas a' Kempis, Teresa of Avila, John of the Cross, Francis de Sales, Therese of Lisieux, Elizabeth of the Trinity, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Thomas Merton, and Karl Rahner.

Author Bio

Harvey D. Egan, SJ, is the author of numerous works on Christian mysticism and the thought of Karl Rahner. He is currently professor of systematic and mystical theology at Boston College.

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