Bernard McGinn

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Bernard McGinn

Bernard McGinn is one is of the greatest living authorities on Catholic historical theology. The Naomi Shenstone Donnelly Professor (Emeritus) of historical theology and history of Christianity at the University of Chicago, McGinn holds a Ph.D. from Brandeis University and an S.T.L. from the Pontifical Gregorian University. 

McGinn has lectured on and written extensively about the history of apocalyptic thought and recently has focused his attention on the fields of spirituality and mysticism. His current long-range project is a seven-volume history of Christian mysticism in the West called The Presence of God.

 

Front Cover for The Varieties of Vernacular Mysticism 1350 - 1550
The Growth of Mysticism
The Harvest of Mysticism in Medieval Germany
Front Cover for The Foundations of Mysticism
The Flowering of Mysticism
The Doctors of the Church
Front Cover for Early Christian Mystics
Front cover for The Complete Mystical Works of Meister Eckhart
Front Cover for The Mystical Thought of Meister Eckhart