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Brides in the Desert : Spirituality of the Beguines - Saskia Murk-Jansen

Brides in the Desert

Spirituality of the Beguines

Paperback Published: 1st May 1998
ISBN: 9780232521931
Number Of Pages: 138

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Introduces four women - Hadewych, Mechtild of Magdeburg, Marguerite Porete and Beatrijs of Nazareth - who between them span the thirteenth century.

Acknowledgementsp. 6
Prefacep. 7
Introductionp. 11
The Origins and Development of the Beguine Movementp. 15
The Literary Contextp. 34
Four Lives: Four Textsp. 59
The Beguines and the Churchp. 79
Brides in the Desert: Key Images in Beguine Spiritualityp. 89
Conclusionp. 113
Notesp. 121
Selected Bibliographyp. 131
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ISBN: 9780232521931
ISBN-10: 023252193X
Series: Traditions of Christian spirituality series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 138
Published: 1st May 1998
Publisher: Darton,Longman & Todd Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.17