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Spiritual Espousals and Other Works : Classics of Western Spirituality Series - Jan Van Ruysbroeck

Spiritual Espousals and Other Works

Classics of Western Spirituality Series

Paperback Published: 1st February 1986
ISBN: 9780809127290
Number Of Pages: 286

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Here are four of the major treatises of the 14th-century (1293-1381) Flemish mystic in contemporary English translation.

Prefacep. xi
Forewordp. xvii
Introductionp. 1
Ruusbroec's Life and Writingsp. 2
Prologuep. 41
The Active Lifep. 43
The Interior Lifep. 71
The Contemplative Lifep. 145
Introduction The Four Things Necessary for a Perfect Lifep. 155
A Synopsis of the First Three of These Pointsp. 156
Particular Points about the Contemplative Lifep. 160
Conclusion: The Common Lifep. 184
Introductionp. 187
the Life of Virtuep. 190
the Interior Lifep. 198
the Living Lifep. 235
Prologuep. 251
Union through an Intermediaryp. 253
Union without Intermediaryp. 257
Union without Differencep. 262
Conclusionp. 268
Select Bibliographyp. 271
Index to Introductionp. 279
Index to Textsp. 282
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ISBN: 9780809127290
ISBN-10: 0809127296
Series: Classics of Western Spirituality Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 286
Published: 1st February 1986
Publisher: Paulist Press International,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.16  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Type: New edition