Mysticism

Front Cover for The Varieties of Vernacular Mysticism 1350 - 1550

More than 25 years in the making, this volume illuminates the abundant range and depth of Christian mystical teachings during the late medieval period in Europe. McGinn brings unparalleled insight and expertise to the investigation of the riches of vernacular spirituality.

Front Cover for Quarks, Chaos, & Christianity

This bestselling book by a theoretical physicist and Templeton Award winner addresses and bridges the seemingly impassable divide between rational inquiry and faith. Updated to include new scientific breakthroughs, this important work helps us see science and religion as complementary understandings.

The Harvest of Mysticism in Medieval Germany

The Harvest of Mysticism in Medieval Germany is the fourth volume in the acclaimed The Presence of God series. Includes: Albert the Great, Thomas Aquinas, Meister Eckhart, Henry Suso, John Tauler, and Nicholas of Cusa, among many others.

The Growth of Mysticism

A spectacular tour of Christian mysticism as it evolved, from 500 C.E. to 1200 C.E. The volume examines the unique contributions of such figures as Pope Gregory the Great, John Scottus Eriugena, William of St. Thierry, Hugh of St. Victor, and Bernard of Clairvaux.

The Flowering of Mysticism

Starting in 1200, forms of Christian religious life began emerging that provided the impetus for a “new mysticism” that continues to influence the faithful today. McGinn explores the rich theological and historical significance of these developments with unprecedented insight and knowledge.

Front Cover for The Foundations of Mysticism

In this first volume of the highly-acclaimed Presence of God series, McGinn explores mystical texts and their place in the tradition: early Judaica, pre-Christian Greek works, the New Testament, Greek and Latin patristic writings, and early monasticism. 

Front Cover for The Doctrine of Spiritual Perfection

Stolz's lucid treatise on the mystical life balances his approach to mysticism with both the psychological insights of his day and theological insights from the church fathers and medieval scholastics.

Front Cover for Early Christian Mystics

The McGinns, preeminent scholars of theological history, present sketches of 12 seminal figures vital to the development of Christian mysticism. An accessible interpretation of the distinct characteristics of these spiritual masters’ direct, immediate, and transformative encounters with the presence of God.  

Front Cover for The Enneagram

Richard Rohr and Andreas Ebert's runaway bestseller unveils the dynamic, personal evolution that the Enneagram offers. This updated resource discusses the applications of the ancient tool for discernment and reveals the harmony between its principles and the core truths of Christian thought.

Front Cover for The Contemplative Experience

Steeped in the imagery of the biblical Song of Songs and the bridal mysticism of the early Church, this book celebrates monastic eros and invites each one of us to experience true contemplative bliss.

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