menu

Elisabeth of Schonau : The Complete Works
by Anne L. Clark




Overview -
In this Classic of Western Spirituality(TM) readers will find the first English translation of the complete works of Elisabeth of Sch nau, a twelfth-century Benedictine nun who claimed to have a series of extraordinary visionary experiences. In the complete works of Elisabeth are: -three visionary diaries: First, Second and Third Book of Visions; -a book of sermons, The Book of the Ways of God; -Revelations about the Sacred Company of the Virgins of Cologne; -The Resurrection of the Blessed Virgin; -a collection of Elisabeth's letters; -and a text describing Elisabeth's last days by her brother and secretary, Eckbert. Elisabeth's prophetic message brought consolation to the people of her day and a call for firmness of faith and the moral life. Today's readers will gain insight into how the communal, liturgical culture of a Benedictine monastery could shape the interior life and prophetic identity of a woman committed to its ideals. The audience for this book will be broad: -historians, theologians and students of -mysticism and spirituality -women's religious life -monastic life -medieval culture -hagiography

  Read Full Product Description
 
local_shippingFor Delivery
In Stock.
This item is Non-Returnable.
FREE Shipping for Club Members help
 
storeBuy Online Pickup At Store
search store by zipcode

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 28 copies from $10.35
 
 
 
 

More About Elisabeth of Schonau by Anne L. Clark

 
 
 

Overview

In this Classic of Western Spirituality(TM) readers will find the first English translation of the complete works of Elisabeth of Sch nau, a twelfth-century Benedictine nun who claimed to have a series of extraordinary visionary experiences. In the complete works of Elisabeth are: -three visionary diaries: First, Second and Third Book of Visions; -a book of sermons, The Book of the Ways of God; -Revelations about the Sacred Company of the Virgins of Cologne; -The Resurrection of the Blessed Virgin; -a collection of Elisabeth's letters; -and a text describing Elisabeth's last days by her brother and secretary, Eckbert. Elisabeth's prophetic message brought consolation to the people of her day and a call for firmness of faith and the moral life. Today's readers will gain insight into how the communal, liturgical culture of a Benedictine monastery could shape the interior life and prophetic identity of a woman committed to its ideals. The audience for this book will be broad: -historians, theologians and students of -mysticism and spirituality -women's religious life -monastic life -medieval culture -hagiography


This item is Non-Returnable.

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780809139590
  • ISBN-10: 0809139596
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publish Date: September 2000
  • Page Count: 306
  • Dimensions: 9.01 x 6.04 x 0.88 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds

Series: Classics of Western Spirituality (Paperback)

Related Categories

 

BAM Customer Reviews