The Book of Prayer of Sor Maria of Santo Domingo: A Study and Translation

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The history of women's spirituality and Christian mysticism demonstrates that women have been influential religious leaders even without benefit of priestly ordination and theological training. St. Catherine of Siena and St. Teresa of Avila are examples of women with visionary gifts of tremendous power. A less well-known Spanish visionary is Sor Maria of Santo Domingo, a Dominican tertiary of peasant lineage who became so famous for her raptures, austerities, and prophecies that the king, a cardinal, and nobles considered ...

The Book of Prayer of Sor Maria of Santo Domingo: A Study and Translation 1990, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791402351

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