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Invitation to Christian spirituality : an ecumenical anthology

Author: John R Tyson
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of texts studies Christian Spirituality. Figures from Christian traditions are included and attention has been given to the contributions of women and minorities. Spirituality is  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R Tyson
ISBN: 0195106369 9780195106367 0195106377 9780195106374
OCLC Number: 1082508935
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 474 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Ancient Church:Ignatius of Antioch (d. 117)Didache (c. 130)Epistle to Diognetus (c. 130)Vibia Perptua (c. 181-203)Tertullian of Carthage (c. 160-220)Irenaeus of Lyon (c. 130-202)Clement of Alexandria (c. 150-216)Origen of Alexandria (c. 185-251)Ephrem the Syria (c. 306-373)Athanasius the Alexandria (c. 296-373)Macrina the Younger (c. 327-379)Basil the Great (c. 330-379)Gregory of Nyssa (c. 335-395)Jerome of Bethlehem (c. 348-420)Augustine of Hippo (c. 354-420)John Cassian (c. 365-435)Egeria's Pilgramage (c. 404-417)Benedict of Nursia (c. 480-550)Pseudo-Dionysius (c. 500)Maximus the Confessor (c. 580-662)John of Damsascus (c. 674-749)2. The Medieval Church:Anselm of Canterbur (c. 1033-1109)Bernard of Clairvaux (c. 1090-1153)Hildegard of Bingen (c. 1098-1179)Bonaventure (c. 1271- 1274)Francis (c. 1182-1226) and Clare (c. 1193-1254)Mechthild of Magdeburg (c. 1212-1297)Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225-1274)Meister Eckhart (c. 1260-1327)Catherine of Siena (c. 1347-1380)Julian of Norwich (c. 1342-1423)Thomas a` Kempis (c. 1380-1471)3. The Reformation Era:Catherine of Genoa (c. 1447-1510)Martin Luther (c. 1483-1546)Desuderuys Erasmus (c. 1466-1536)Michael Sattler (c. 1490-1527)John Calvin (1509-1564)Bartholome de Las Casas (1474-1556)Thomas Cranmer (1489-1556)Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556)Teresa of Avila (1515-1582)John of the Cross (1542-1591)4. Modern Spirituality:Johnanna Arndt (1555-1621)George Herbert (1593-1633)Francis de Sales (1567-1622)Jeremy Taylor (1613-1667)Blaise Paschal (1633-1662)Philip Jacob Spener (1635-1705)Jeane (Madame) Guyon (1648-1717)Brother Lawrence (1611-1691)John (1703-91) and Charles (1707-88) WesleyJohn Edwards (1703-1758)Hannah More (1745-1875)Charles Finney (1792-1875)Phoebe Worral Palmer (1807-1884)Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855)Horace Bushnell (1802-1876)Threse of Lisieux (1873-1897)Walter Rauschenbusch (1861-1918)5. Contemporary Spirituality:Rudolph Otto (1869-1937)Evelyn Underhill (1875-1941)Karth Barth (1886-1968)Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945)Simone Weil (1909-1943)A.W. Tozer (1879-1963)Howard Thurman (1900-1981)C.S. Lewis (1898-1963)Karl Rahner (1904-1984)Thomas Merton (1915-1968)Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968)James H. Cone (1938--)Mother Teresa (1910-1997)Richard Foster (1942--)Gustavo Gutierrez (1928--)Rosemary Radford Ruether (1936--)Desmond Mphilo Tutu (1931--)
Responsibility: edited by John R. Tyson.

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Tyson has exercised particularly good judgement in his choice of authors ... an ideal textbook for a course on Christian sprirituality ... also useful for an adult education course in a parish Read more...

 
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