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The Law of love : English spirituality in the age of Wyclif

Author: David Lyle Jeffrey
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This anthology, intended for the general reader and student alike, contains some of the best spiritual writings from the age of Wyclif, including a particularly rich representation from distinguished women. Fresh translations of classic texts by authors such as Richard Rolle, Julian of Norwich, Margery Kempe, the author of The Cloud of Unknowing, and Walter Hilton are accompanied by translations of works not  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anthologie
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Lyle Jeffrey
ISBN: 0802802990 9780802802996
OCLC Number: 17297222
Notes: Translations from Middle English, Anglo-Norman, and Latin.
Description: x, 404 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Conversion and the patterns of spiritual life --
Prayer and worship --
Hymns and spiritual songs --
Meditation and contemplation --
Mystical spirituality --
The spirituality of everyday life --
Preaching and pastoral care --
Scripture and translation --
Gospel and culture.
Responsibility: translated and edited by David Lyle Jeffrey.

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This anthology, intended for the general reader and student alike, contains some of the best spiritual writings from the age of Wyclif, including a particularly rich representation from distinguished women. Fresh translations of classic texts by authors such as Richard Rolle, Julian of Norwich, Margery Kempe, the author of The Cloud of Unknowing, and Walter Hilton are accompanied by translations of works not previously available, including key writings of Wyclif and others on Scripture and the spiritual life. Extracts from the Wycliffite Bible are also included.

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