Buy Item InStock16.99$16.99 Retail: $24.95 Save 32% ($7.96) Add To Cart


Add To Wishlist

Walter Hilton: The Scale of Perfection (Classics of Western Spirituality)

Paulist Press / 1991 / Paperback

$16.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $24.95
|
Save 32% ($7.96)
Buy 24 or more for $16.14 each.
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW31943

FLASH-SALE
  • Others Also Purchased (15)
Others Also Purchased (15)

Product Description

This edition of The Scale of Perfection by English Augustinian Canon Walter Hilton represents a considerable advance on what has hitherto been available. The modern-language version by Rosemary Dorward is made from those maunscripts selected as the basis for the forthcoming Early English Text Society editions, and differs at a number of points from existing printed versions.
The introduction and theological notes by John P. H. Clark take account of the considerable progress which has been made in the last twenty years in the understanding of Hilton's life and milieu, and of his theological background. Hilton is considered in relation to Ricahrd Rolle, to The Cloud of Unknowing and to some of the turbulent religious movements of his day. Arising from this context, his powerful restatement of the church's traditional wisdom, addressed to those outside the cloister as well as within, is seen to speak to the needs of our own day as clearly as to those of the fourteenth century.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 368
Vendor: Paulist Press
Publication Date: 1991
Dimensions: 6 X 9 (inches)
ISBN: 0809131943
ISBN-13: 9780809131945
Availability: In Stock
Series: Classics of Western Spirituality

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. The Instructor (P Dagogus)
    The Instructor (P Dagogus)
    Clement of Alexandria
    Bottom of the Hill Publishing / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $10.79 Retail: $11.99 Save 10% ($1.20)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW034416
  2. The Mentored Life: From Individualism to Personhood
    The Mentored Life: From Individualism to Personhood
    James M. Houston, Dallas Willard
    Regent College Publishing / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $22.46 Retail: $24.95 Save 10% ($2.49)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW834476
  3. John Climacus: The Ladder of Divine Ascent  (Classics of Western Spirituality)
    John Climacus: The Ladder of Divine Ascent (Classics of Western Spirituality)
    John Climacus
    Paulist Press / 1982 / Trade Paperback
    $16.99 Retail: $26.95 Save 37% ($9.96)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW23304
  4. William Law: Serious Call to a Devout & Holy Life (Classics of Western Spirituality)
    William Law: Serious Call to a Devout & Holy Life (Classics of Western Spirituality)
    William Law
    Paulist Press / 1978 / Trade Paperback
    $19.99 Retail: $29.95 Save 33% ($9.96)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW21441

Related Products

  1. The Early Kabbalah (Classics of Western Spirituality)
    The Early Kabbalah (Classics of Western Spirituality)
    Joseph Dan, ed. & trans.
    Paulist Press / 1986 / Trade Paperback
    $17.96 Retail: $19.95 Save 10% ($1.99)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW27695
  2. On Divine Providence (Ancient Christian Writers)
    On Divine Providence (Ancient Christian Writers)
    Theodoret of Cyrus
    Paulist Press / 1988 / Hardcover
    $26.96 Retail: $29.95 Save 10% ($2.99)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW04202
  3. Theologica Germanica of Martin Luther (Classics of Western Spirituality)
    Theologica Germanica of Martin Luther (Classics of Western Spirituality)
    Martin Luther
    Paulist Press / 1980 / Trade Paperback
    $22.46 Retail: $24.95 Save 10% ($2.49)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW2291X
  4. William Law: Serious Call to a Devout & Holy Life (Classics of Western Spirituality)
    William Law: Serious Call to a Devout & Holy Life (Classics of Western Spirituality)
    William Law
    Paulist Press / 1978 / Trade Paperback
    $19.99 Retail: $29.95 Save 33% ($9.96)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW21441

Publisher's Description

The most in-depth and scholarly panorama of Western spirituality ever attempted

In one series, the original writings of the universally acknowledged teachers of the Catholic, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish, Islamic and Native American traditions have been critically selected, translated and introduced by internationally recognized scholars and spiritual leaders.

The texts are first-rate, and the introductions are informative and reliable. The books will be a welcome addition to the bookshelf of every literate religious persons". -- The Christian Century

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search