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Seeking spiritual intimacy : journeying deeper with medieval women of faith

Author: Glenn E Myers
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : IVP Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn E Myers
ISBN: 9780830835515 0830835512
OCLC Number: 670478901
Description: 219 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction : invitation to a deeper life --
The Beguines : believers following hard after God --
Radical faith : Mary of Oignies takes initiative --
Desiring God's presence : the Beguines cultivate prayer and soak in Scripture --
Seasons of the soul : Beatrice of Nazareth explores modes of loving God --
Creative community : the Beguines model spiritual friendship --
Savoring inner sweetness : Hadewijch gives invaluable wisdom on spiritual experience --
Valiant knights and untamed wilderness : Hadewijch challenges us to take the risk --
Flowing in and out of God's presence : Mechthild of Magdeburg offers a balance of solitude and service --
Intimacy with the Lord : drawing near as the brides of Christ --
Transformation through trials : Mechthild summons us to embrace suffering --
Beautiful life of freedom : devout women share their secret of dying to self --
Lost in God's love : the Beguines welcome us into the divine depths.
Responsibility: Glenn E. Myers ; foreword by James M. Houston.
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