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Ancrene wisse : guide for anchoresses

Author: Hugh White
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1993.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A classic of English devotional literature. It was written for three anchoresses by a chaplain in about 1230 and is divided into eight sections, each dealing in an accessible way with one division of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Rules
Rules Early works to 1800
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh White
ISBN: 0140445854 9780140445855
OCLC Number: 29888253
Language Note: Translation from the Middle English.
Notes: Translation from the Middle English.
Description: xxviii, 234 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction This Translation Further Reading ANCRENE WISSE Preface PART ONE: Devotions PART TWO: Protecting the Heart through the Senses PART THREE: Birds and Anchorites: the Inner Feelings PART FOUR: Fleshly and Spiritual Temptations and Comforts and Remedies for Them PART FIVE: Confession PART SIX: Penance PART SEVEN: The Pure Heart and the Love of Christ PART EIGHT: The Outer Rule Notes.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Ancren riwle.
Responsibility: translated and with an introduction and notes by Hugh White.

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