spirit of the Spanish mystics

an anthology of Spanish religious prose from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century
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Burns & Oates , London
Mysticism -- S
Other titlesSpanish mystics, Anthology of Spanish religious prose
Statementchosen, translated and introduced by Kathleen Pond.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 170 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18049781M

The Spirit of the Spanish Mystics: An Anthology of Spanish Religious Prose from the Fifteenth to the Seventeenth Century by POND, Kathleen A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner Rating: % positive. Kathleen Pond, writer and tutor living at Oxford, has compiled and translated into English a good anthology of Spanish mystical and religious writers of the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

The volume is chronologically arranged with a short biographical note on each writer prefaced to his work. The range of Miss Pond's choices extends beyond such well-known figures as St. Teresa, St. John of the Cross. The Secret of the Spanish Mystics and the Creative Power of the Word - Kindle edition by Leal-Anaya, Jaime.

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Excerpt from Spanish Mystics: A Sequel to 'Many Voices' Mysticism has been termed 'the natural produce of the soil of Spain.'1 It breathes not only in her theology, but in her literature and in her fine arts.

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Teresa of Ávila (–) is one of the most beloved of the Catholic saints. Induring the era of the Spanish Inquisition, Teresa sat down to write an account of the mystical experiences for which she had become famous.

The result was this book, one of the great classics of spiritual autobiography. This salt-of-the-earth British Catholic mystic created the ultimate book for Advent in her meditations on the spirituality of Mary.

Read it now as we await the end of the pandemic. The second group lived during a later plague epidemic, what Daniel Defoe called “the plague year” of in England; and finally, a group of twentieth century mystics, all of whom lived during the deadly Spanish Flu pandemic of Julian of Norwich, Survivor of the Plague.

The primary mission of the mystics is to be victim souls—that is, they are especially called by God to suffer in union with Jesus for the conversion of souls.

It is a spiritual battle for souls between God and the demons, where the victim soul is essentially the “battle ground”, and the stakes is the conversion of many persons who are at that moment in the hands of the devil. Read the full-text online edition of The Mystics of Spain (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Mystics of Spain.

The Mystics of Spain. By E. Allison Peers. No cover image. The Mystics of Spain. Extracts From The Spanish Mystics Contrary to the growing influence of science and rationalism upon intellectual discourse throughout much of Europe, Spain in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries remained firmly entrenched in a belief system of unquestioning acceptance of divine intervention in everyday life.

This was expressed in the form of miraculous events, visionary experience, judgment and punishment. Groundbreaking study of 16th-century Spain's golden age of mysticism briefly explores the period as background to the works and personalities of 15 mystical authors, with extracts from the writings of Juan of Ávila, St.

John of the Cross, St. Ignatius of Loyola, Alonso de Orozco, Luis de Granada, Diego de Estella, and 9 others. Allison Peers has 48 books on Goodreads with ratings. Allison Peers’s most popular book is Dark Night of the Soul.

Sister Magdalena of the Cross-The devil's saint for 40 years & her escape from an evil pact through extraordinary repentance The Novem prosecution of the false Italian mystic, Mother Ebe Giorgini, foundress of the religious movement "La Pia Unione di Gesù Misericordioso", once again brings to light the importance of careful discernment when it comes to mystics, visionaries and the.

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The Blue Nun - María Jesus de Ágreda Mystical Missionary to the Indians. By Jay W. Sharp Author of Texas Unexplained.

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Spanish Mystics (M. Tollemache) – pdf, text, epub, kindle format In God’s Garden (A. Steedman) – audiobook (stories of saints); or also here Lives of the Saints – audiobook (various parts): or here: part 1.

Into this recent ferment of the spirit came an unexpected intrusion of grace. As I was scrolling through Facebook, I saw that in one of my Catholic groups, someone had posted an article about a mystic and asked what we all thought. I opened the link and discovered a new and remarkable saint: the Blessed Bernardo Francisco de Hoyos, S.J.

The women mystics of Christianity lived courageous and often radical lives. They pushed their bodies to the extremes of survival, challenged societal norms and, occasionally, died for their faith.

They were rebels and renegades who helped shape Christianity as we know it today. Like their male counterparts, these women sought a connection to God through prayer and devotional action, and in. A book that is absolutely phenomenal is “The Fulfillment of All Desire” by Ralph Martin.

He writes about the progression of the spritual life as told by seven doctors of the church (who were also mystics): Aquinas, Augustine, Therese of Liseux, Teresa of Avila, John of the Cross, Francis DeSales, and Bernard of Clairvaux.

In her great work Mysticism, she presents the mystic path as a series of eight organic stages: awakening, purification, illumination, voices and visions, contemplation and introversion, ecstasy and rapture, the dark night of the soul, and union with the One Reality.

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Video created by Yale University for the course "A Journey through Western Christianity: from Persecuted Faith to Global Religion ( - ) ". In “Catholic Reform,” we will see how Catholicism transformed itself during the sixteenth century. Mysticism is the practice of religious ecstasies (religious experiences during alternate states of consciousness), together with whatever ideologies, ethics, rites, myths, legends, and magic may be related to them.

It may also refer to the attainment of insight in ultimate or hidden truths, and to human transformation supported by various practices and experiences. History of Europe - History of Europe - Christian mystics: The quickening of the religious impulse that gave rise to Christian humanism was also manifested in a variety of forms of religious devotion among the laity, including mysticism.

In the 14th century a wave of mystical ardour seemed to course down the valley of the Rhine, enveloping men and women in the rapture of intense, direct. Meanwhile the spirit of the Renaissance had been invading Spanish letters, and Spain had also become a dominant European power.

In the reign of Emperor Charles V, the first picaresque novel, Lazarillo de Tormes, was published (); the identity of its author has remained a mystery. Christian mysticism refers to mystical practices and theory within ism is not so much a doctrine as a method of thought.

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