HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Elisabeth of Schönau: The Complete Works by…
Loading...

Elisabeth of Schönau: The Complete Works

by Elisabeth

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
28None389,858NoneNone

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

No reviews
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0809139596, Paperback)

In this Classic of Western Spirituality™ readers will find the first English translation of the complete works of Elisabeth of Schönau, a twelfth-century Benedictine nun who claimed to have a series of extraordinary visionary experiences. The complete works of Elisabeth include: three visionary diaries; 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 include historians, theologians and students of: mysticism and spirituality; women's religious life; monastic life; medieval culture; and hagiography.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:10:05 -0400)

No library descriptions found.

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
10 wanted1 pay

Popular covers

Rating

Average: No ratings.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 119,676,744 books! | Top bar: Always visible