Late Medieval Mysticism: The Library of Christian Classics  -     Edited By: Ray C. Petry
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Late Medieval Mysticism: The Library of Christian Classics

Edited By: Ray C. Petry
Westminster John Knox Press / 1995 / Paperback

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This volume of The Library of Christian Classics presents a collection of sources marking the culmination of mystical thought within Medieval Christianity. The works of fifteen Medieval Mystics are included in addition to careful essays discussing and defining Mysticism in its cultural and historical context. 424 Pages. Softcover from Westminster John Knox Press.

The Library of Christian Classics has long been acclaimed for its quality translations, introductions, explanatory notes, and indexes. The series ensures that modern English translations of some of the most significant Christian theological works written before the end of the sixteenth century are available for scholars and students, allowing contemporary readers to mine the theological riches of the Christian church though the centuries.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 1995
ISBN: 0664241638
ISBN-13: 9780664241636
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Series: Library of Christian Classics

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Included in this collection of Medieval writings are Ray Petry's careful essays on the province and character of mysticism and the history of mysticism from Plato to Bernard of Clairvaux.

Long recognized for the quality of its translations, introductions, explanatory notes, and indexes, the Library of Christian Classics provides scholars and students with modern English translations of some of the most significant Christian theological texts in history. Through these works--each written prior to the end of the sixteenth century--contemporary readers are able to engage the ideas that have shaped Christian theology and the church through the centuries.

Author Bio

Ray C. Petry was Professor of Church History at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina.

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