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The Foundations of Mysticism

Origins to the Fifth Century
  • By Bernard Mcginn
$49.95
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In this first volume of the highly-acclaimed Presence of God series, Bernard McGinn explores the origins of Christian mysticism, from early Jewish apocalyptic writings to pre-Christian Greek contemplative thought; the New Testament witnesses; early Greek Patristic thought; and the contribution of early monastic practice. In Part 2, McGinn discusses Western Christian mysticism proper, with special attention to Augustine of Hippo. Of special interest is the now-influential appendix, which reviews various theoretical approaches to mysticism.

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    • SKU: 9780824514044
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780824514044
    • ISBN 10: 0824514041
    • Publication Date: 04/01/2004
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Bernard Mcginn
    • Page Count: 520
    • Width: 6.16 inches
    • Height: 1.49 inches
    • Length: 9.28 inches
    • Weight: 1.68 pounds
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