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Great spirits 1000-2000 : the fifty-two Christians who most influenced their millennium

Author: Selina O'Grady; John Wilkins
Publisher: New York : MJF Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This series of essays provides thumbnail biographies of key figures in Christianity's last thousand years. The entries provide basic information about the person's life, development, era and ideas. The towering historical figures include mystics, reformers, theologians and church leaders.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Selina O'Grady; John Wilkins
ISBN: 9781567319323 1567319327
OCLC Number: 429369447
Description: xiv, 206 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface / by Selina O'Grady and John Wilkes --
Foreword / by Kathleen Norris --
Anselm (c. 1033-1109) / by Benedicta Ward --
Theodosius of the Caves (c. 1010-1074) / by Simon Franklin --
Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) / by Kate Brown --
Bernard of Clairvaux (c. 1090-1153) / by Christopher Holdsworth --
Peter Abelard (1079-1142) / by David Luscombe --
Francis of Assisi (1181/82-1226) / by Frances Teresa --
Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) / by Eamon Duffy --
Meister Eckhart (c. 1260-c. 1328) / by Denys Turner --
Dominic (c. 1170-1221) / by Richard Finn --
Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225-1274) / by Herbert McCabe --
Bridget of Sweden (1303-1373) / by Roger Ellis --
Gregory Palamas (c. 1296-1359) / by Bishop Kallistos of Diokleia --
Sergius of Radonezh (c. 1314-1392) / by Sergei Hackel --
Julian of Norwich (c. 1342-c. 1420) / by Sheila Upjohn --
Catherine of Siena (1347-1380) / by Tina Beattie --
Thomas a Kempis (c. 1380-1471) / by Melanie McDonagh --
Fra Angelico (c. 1400-1455) / by Michael Adams --
Martin Luther (1483-1546) / by David Yeago --
Erasmus of Rotterdam (c. 1467-1536) / by James McConica --
John Calvin (1509-1564) / by David Fergusson --
Ignatius of Loyola (149I-1556) / by Michael Paul Gallagher --
Thomas More (1477-1535) / by Lucy Beckett --
Teresa of Avila (1515-1582) / by Shirley du Boulay --
John of the Cross (1542-I59I) / by Rowan Williams --
Mary Ward (1585-1645) / by Lavinia Byrne --
George Herbert (1593-1633) / by Philip Sheldrake --
Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) / by AlainWoodrow --
John Bunyan (1628-1688) / by N.H. Keeble --
George Fox (1624-169I) / by R. Melvin Keiser --
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) / by David Maw --
John Wesley (1703-I79I) / by Leslie Griffiths --
William Blake (1757-1827) / by Jill Paton Walsh --
Seraphim of Sarov (1759-1833) / by Richard Price --
Soren Kierkegaard (18I3-1855) / by George Pattison --
Therese of Lisieux (1873-1897) / by James McCaffrey --
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (182I-1881) / by Irina Kirillova --
William and Catherine Booth (1829-1912) (1829-1890) / by Roy Hattersley --
John Henry Newman (180I-1890) / by Owen Chadwick --
Karl Barth (1886-1968) / by George Hunsinger --
Pope John XXIII (1881-I963) / by Richard McBrien --
Swami Abhishiktananda (1910-1973) / by Michael Barnes --
Charles de Foucauld (1858-1916) / by Ian Latham and Pam Ware --
Edith Stein (189I-1942) / by Eugene Fisher --
Dorothy Day (1897-1980) / by Robert Ellsberg --
Simone Weil (1909-1943) / by David McLellan --
Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) / by Edwin Robertson --
Mother Teresa of Calcutta (1910-1997) / by Kathryn Spink --
Oscar Arnulfo Romero (1917-1980) / by Michael Campbell-Johnston --
Thomas Merton (1915-1968) / by Lawrence Cunningham --
Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) / by Leslie Griffiths and Wesley Williams --
Pope John Paul II (1920- ) / by George Weigel.
Responsibility: edited by Selina O'Grady & John Wilkins ; foreword by Kathleen Norris.

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This series of essays provides thumbnail biographies of key figures in Christianity's last thousand years. The entries provide basic information about the person's life, development, era and ideas. The towering historical figures include mystics, reformers, theologians and church leaders.

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