Soul Recreation: The Contemplative-Mystical Piety of Puritanism

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Spiritually there is a great hunger today for contemplative and more satisfying experiences with God. Puritanism might seem to be an unlikely source for this, yet few groups in the history of Christian spirituality have written more extensively or wisely on the subject. Isaac Ambrose (1604-64), a relatively forgotten English Puritan, developed a theological foundation for the spiritual life based upon the Christian's intimate union with Christ, which the Puritans often called "spiritual marriage." Schwanda demonstrates that ...

Soul Recreation: The Contemplative-Mystical Piety of Puritanism 2012, Pickwick Publications

ISBN-13: 9781610974554

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