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|Named Person:||Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon; Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon; Dianne Guenin-Lelle; Ronney Mourad
|ISBN:||9780809105953 0809105950 9780809147182 0809147181|
|Description:||xiv, 341 pages ; 24 cm.|
Brief biography --
Guyon's place in French history, especially in the Quietist Affair --
Theological context --
Guyon's influences and theology --
Historical and contemporary treatments of Guyon --
Brief introduction to the texts --
A short and easy method of prayer which all can practice very easily and through which all can arrive in a short time to a high perfection --
Commentary on the Song of songs of Solomon : interpreted according to the mystical sense and the true representation of inner states --
The life of Madame J.M.B. de la Motte Guyon written by herself.
|Series Title:||Classics of Western spirituality.|
|Responsibility:||translated, edited, and introduced by Dianne Guenin-Lelle and Ronney Mourad.|
Jeanne Guyon was a seventeenth-century French mystic and Quietist, and a fascinating figure in the court of Louis XIV. This book offers new translations of her most important spiritual and autobiographical writings and introduces readers to her life and work.
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- Guyon, Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte, -- 1648-1717.
- Catholics -- France -- Biography.
- Mysticism -- Catholic Church.
- Spirituality -- Catholic Church.
- Spiritual life -- Catholic Church.