Visions and Longings: Anthology of Women Mystics

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An anthology of women's writings drawn from the 12th century to the 14th century, this collection includes letters, hymns, practical advice, rules for nuns, accounts of visions and revelations, prayers, dialogues and autobiographical writings. Each woman mystic is introduced separately, and the diverse material shows both the intelligence, originality and profound devotion of the women authors, and how their position as women affected their work. The women writers include: Heloise; Christina of Markyate; Hildegard of Bingen ...

Visions and Longings: Anthology of Women Mystics 1996, Mowbray, London

ISBN-13: 9780264673851

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