English Spirituality: From Earliest Times to 1700

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Westminster John Knox Press, 01.01.2001 - 548 Seiten

This wide-ranging historical survey provides an indispensable resource for those interested in exploring, teaching, or studying English spirituality. In two stand-alone volumes, it traces history from Roman times until the year 2000. The main Christian traditions and a vast range of writers and spiritual themes, from Anglo-Saxon poems to late-modern feminist spirituality, are included. These volumes present the astonishing richness and variety of responses made by English Christians to the call of the divine during the past two thousand years.

 

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Inhalt

THE SEAFARER
29
ST GODRIC AND THE DEER
88
Individual studies
115
THE QUEST FOR THE SUFFERING JESUS
159
Themes in late medieval spirituality
177
Individual studies
202
THE FELLOWS OF ST ANTONY
291
Puritan spirituality
356
Individual studies
393
The rebuilding of Petworth
451
Bibliography
528
Index
545
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Über den Autor (2001)

Gordon Mursell is currently the Suffragan Bishop of Stafford. Previously Dean of Birmingham Cathedral, Tutor in Spirituality at Salisbury and Wells Theological College, and Team Rector of Stafford, Mursell is also editor of The Story of Christian Spirituality.

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