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McGinn, Bernard 1937-

Overview
Works: 216 works in 722 publications in 8 languages and 20,124 library holdings
Genres: History  Sermons  Comparative studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Publishing director, Translator, ed, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: BV5075, 236
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Publications about Bernard McGinn
Publications by Bernard McGinn
Most widely held works about Bernard McGinn
 
Most widely held works by Bernard McGinn
Antichrist : two thousand years of the human fascination with evil by Bernard McGinn( Book )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,521 libraries worldwide
Historisch overzicht van de denkbeelden omtrent de Antichrist vanaf het vroege Christendom tot heden
Christian spirituality : origins to the twelfth century by Bernard McGinn( Book )
56 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
A multivolume series with more than 500 contributing scholars worldwide, presenting the spiritual wisdom of the human race in its historical unfolding, from prehistoric times, through the great religions to the meeting of traditions at the present
Visions of the end : apocalyptic traditions in the Middle Ages by Bernard McGinn( Book )
29 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in English and held by 1,191 libraries worldwide
Meister Eckhart, the essential sermons, commentaries, treatises, and defense by Eckhart( Book )
10 editions published between 1957 and 1981 in English and held by 984 libraries worldwide
Christian spirituality : high Middle Ages and Reformation by Jill Raitt( Book )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 973 libraries worldwide
Series of three volumes : v. 1. Origins of the twelfth century ; v. 2. High Middle Ages and Reformation ; v. 3. Post-Reformation and modern
Meister Eckhart, teacher and preacher by Eckhart( Book )
6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 943 libraries worldwide
Apocalyptic spirituality : treatises and letters of Lactantius, Adso of Montier-en-Der, Joachim of Fiore, the Franciscan spirituals, Savonarola ( Book )
12 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and French and held by 865 libraries worldwide
The encyclopedia of apocalypticism ( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 834 libraries worldwide
Volume 1 covers the beginnings of apocalypticism in the ancient Near East, moves through early Judaism, and ends at the Book of Revelation in the New Testament. Volume 2 begins with the apocalypticism in early Christian theology (100 C.E.) and concludes with discussions of apocalyptic influences in medieval and renaissance literature (up to 1800 C.E.). Volume 3 brings the discussion into the 20th century and focuses on the influences of apocalypticism on modern popular culture, art, science, politics, and thought
The essential writings of Christian mysticism ( Book )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 807 libraries worldwide
"This clear and comprehensive anthology, culled from the vast corpus of Christian mystical literature by the renowned theologian and historian Bernard McGinn, presents nearly one hundred selections, from the writings of Origen of Alexandria in the third century to the work of twentieth-century mystics such as Thomas Merton"--Publisher website (April 2007)
The presence of God : a history of Western Christian mysticism by Bernard McGinn( Book )
24 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and Italian and held by 761 libraries worldwide
The foundations of mysticism series
The growth of mysticism by Bernard McGinn( Book )
25 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and German and held by 613 libraries worldwide
"Bernard McGinn, considered by experts to be the best scholar of Western Christian mysticism in the world, became known far beyond academia with the 1991 publication of The Foundations of Mysticism: Origins to the Fifth Century. The initial volume in a four-volume series was greeted with immediate and unprecedented critical praise." "This second volume, The Growth of Mysticism, will also stand on its own as a towering achievement, taking up the story from 500 to 1200 CE. It is the fascinating history of early medieval mysticism when monasticism was the dominant religious and educational institution of the new post-Roman world. It brings to life such visionaries as Gregory the Great, John Scottus Eriugena, Bernard of Clairvaux, and many others. Filled with knowledge and wisdom, The Growth of Mysticism is grounded in the highest scholarship."--Jacket
Meister Eckhart and the Beguine mystics : Hadewijch of Brabant, Mechthild of Magdeburg, and Marguerite Porete by Bernard McGinn( Book )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
In deze bundel zijn de volgende bijdragen opgenomen: Introduction : Meister Eckhart and the Beguines in the context of vernacular theology / door Bernard McGinn, Hadewijch and Eckhart : amor intellegere est / door Saskia Murk-Jensen; The wilderness of God in Hadewijch II and Meister Eckhart and his circle / door Paul A. Dietrich; Mechthild of Magdeburg and Meister Eckhart : points of comparison / door Frank Tobin; Marguerite Porete and Meister Eckhardt : The mirror for simple souls mirrored / door Maria Lichtmann; Suffereing transformed : Marguerite Porete, Meister Eckhart, and the problem of women's spirituality / door Amy Hollywood; The pseudo-woman and the Meister : unsaying and essentialism / door Michael Sells; Conclusion : women and men in the development of late medieval mysticism / door Richard Woods
The Apocalypse in the Middle Ages ( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 535 libraries worldwide
The flowering of mysticism : men and women in the new mysticism (1200-1350) by Bernard McGinn( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
The foundations of mysticism by Bernard McGinn( Book )
26 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 505 libraries worldwide
The mystical thought of Meister Eckhart : the man from whom God hid nothing by Bernard McGinn( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Polish and held by 478 libraries worldwide
"Centuries after his work as a preacher, philosopher, and spiritual guide, Meister Eckhart remains one of the most widely-read mystics of the Western tradition. Yet as he has come to be studied more closely, a number of different Eckharts have emerged. Is he prophet of the remote God known only in radical negation and darkness, or messenger to the intimate God of Christ born in the human soul? Are his evocative German sermons the highest expression of his mystical vision, or do we find the key to his vision in the more scholastic, seemingly drier Latin works? For the first time, Bernard McGinn brings together in one volume the fruition of decades of reflection on these questions, offering a view of Eckhart that weaves together his strands as preacher, philosopher, and theologian."--Jacket
The doctors of the church : thirty-three men and women who shaped Christianity by Bernard McGinn( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
"In two thousand years of history only thirty-three individuals have been accorded the title of doctor ecclesiae. What is a Doctor of the Church? How did the Office develop? Who are the Doctors of the Church and what role could they have in the lives of contemporary believers? What does the inclusion of three women in the past generation portend for the future of the title?"--BOOK JACKET. "This volume is designed to tell ordinary readers everything they always wanted to know about these important leaders by didn't know who to ask."--Jacket
The Calabrian Abbot : Joachim of Fiore in the history of Western thought by Bernard McGinn( Book )
12 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and Italian and held by 452 libraries worldwide
God and creation : an ecumenical symposium by David B Burrell( Book )
5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Three treatises on man : a Cistercian anthropology by Bernard McGinn( Book )
6 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
 
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Bernard McGinn theologian, historian, and scholar of spirituality
Bernard McGinn US-amerikanischer Historiker
Mac Ginn Bernard
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MacGinn, Bernard 1937-
Mc Ginn Bernard
Mc Ginn, Bernard 1937-
McGinn, B. 1937-
McGinn, B. (Bernard), 1937-
McGinn, Bernard J. 1937-
マッギン, バーナード
Languages
English (297)
German (11)
Italian (7)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
Polish (1)
Korean (1)
Dutch (1)
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