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Mechthild of Magdeburg : The Flowing Light of the Godhead
by Frank Tobin and Mechthild


Overview - Here is the first English translation based on the new critical edition of The Flowing Light of the Godhead, the sole mystical visionary work of Mechthild, a 13th-century (c. 1260-c. 1282/94) German Beguine. This challenging work of deep religious insight reflects Mechthild's inner life, and God's as well, employing a great variety of traditional medieval literary forms and genres in prose and verse.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Here is the first English translation based on the new critical edition of The Flowing Light of the Godhead, the sole mystical visionary work of Mechthild, a 13th-century (c. 1260-c. 1282/94) German Beguine. This challenging work of deep religious insight reflects Mechthild's inner life, and God's as well, employing a great variety of traditional medieval literary forms and genres in prose and verse.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780809137763
  • ISBN-10: 0809137763
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publish Date: May 1998
  • Page Count: 416
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.45 pounds

Series: Classics of Western Spirituality (Paperback)

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Books > Religion > Christianity - Catholic
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