English Spirituality: From Earliest Times to 1700

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Westminster John Knox Press, 01.01.2001 - 548 Seiten

This wide-ranging historical survey provides an indispensable resource for those interested in exploring, teaching, or studying English spirituality. In two stand-alone volumes, it traces history from Roman times until the year 2000. The main Christian traditions and a vast range of writers and spiritual themes, from Anglo-Saxon poems to late-modern feminist spirituality, are included. These volumes present the astonishing richness and variety of responses made by English Christians to the call of the divine during the past two thousand years.

 

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Inhalt

THE SEAFARER
29
Themes in AngloSaxon spirituality
35
ST GODRIC AND THE DEER
88
Themes in medieval spirituality
96
Individual studies
115
The wall paintings of Hardham
131
Bibliography
149
THE QUEST FOR THE SUFFERING JESUS
159
THE FELLOWS OF ST ANTONY
291
Spirituality and the Bible
297
Spirituality and the Church of England
304
Catholic spirituality in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
342
Puritan spirituality
356
Individual studies
393
The rebuilding of Petworth
451
Bibliography
528

Themes in late medieval spirituality
177
Individual studies
202

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Über den Autor (2001)

Gordon Mursell is currently the Suffragan Bishop of Stafford. Previously Dean of Birmingham Cathedral, Tutor in Spirituality at Salisbury and Wells Theological College, and Team Rector of Stafford, Mursell is also editor of The Story of Christian Spirituality.

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