Obeying the Truth: Discretion in the Spiritual Writings of Saint Catherine of Siena

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In the last century St. Catherine of Siena, an Italian lay woman and mystic of the fourteenth century, was named first a Doctor of the Church and then one of six patron saints of Europe. This recognition of her life and spirituality has been accompanied by increased interest in her writings. Obeying the Truth addresses the key concept of discretion in Catherine's spiritual works. This concept, synonymous with prudence, interacts on many levels with crucial aspects of her teaching. Grazia Mangano Ragazzi argues that ...

Obeying the Truth: Discretion in the Spiritual Writings of Saint Catherine of Siena 2014, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199344512

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