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Elisabeth of Schonau|Anne L. Clark
Elisabeth of Schonau : The Complete Works
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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 +

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