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Invitation to Christian spirituality : an ecumenical anthology

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

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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