More than 25 years in the making, this volume illuminates the abundant range and depth of Christian mystical teachings during the late medieval period in Europe. McGinn brings unparalleled insight and expertise to the investigation of the riches of vernacular spirituality.
This bestselling book by a theoretical physicist and Templeton Award winner addresses and bridges the seemingly impassable divide between rational inquiry and faith. Updated to include new scientific breakthroughs, this important work helps us see science and religion as complementary understandings.
The Harvest of Mysticism in Medieval Germany is the fourth volume in the acclaimed The Presence of God series. Includes: Albert the Great, Thomas Aquinas, Meister Eckhart, Henry Suso, John Tauler, and Nicholas of Cusa, among many others.
A spectacular tour of Christian mysticism as it evolved, from 500 C.E. to 1200 C.E. The volume examines the unique contributions of such figures as Pope Gregory the Great, John Scottus Eriugena, William of St. Thierry, Hugh of St. Victor, and Bernard of Clairvaux.
Starting in 1200, forms of Christian religious life began emerging that provided the impetus for a “new mysticism” that continues to influence the faithful today. McGinn explores the rich theological and historical significance of these developments with unprecedented insight and knowledge.
In this first volume of the highly-acclaimed Presence of God series, McGinn explores mystical texts and their place in the tradition: early Judaica, pre-Christian Greek works, the New Testament, Greek and Latin patristic writings, and early monasticism.
Stolz's lucid treatise on the mystical life balances his approach to mysticism with both the psychological insights of his day and theological insights from the church fathers and medieval scholastics.
The McGinns, preeminent scholars of theological history, present sketches of 12 seminal figures vital to the development of Christian mysticism. An accessible interpretation of the distinct characteristics of these spiritual masters’ direct, immediate, and transformative encounters with the presence of God.
Richard Rohr and Andreas Ebert's runaway bestseller unveils the dynamic, personal evolution that the Enneagram offers. This updated resource discusses the applications of the ancient tool for discernment and reveals the harmony between its principles and the core truths of Christian thought.