Bernard McGinn (Author),

Growth of Mysticism

Gregory the Great Through the 12 Century

Building on the success of The Foundations of Mysticism, this second volume of McGinn’s classic The Presence of God series covers the major theoreticians of the period 500 to 1200 CE. Major figures include Gregory…

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  • Title: Growth of Mysticism
  • Subtitle: Gregory the Great Through the 12 Century
  • Page Count: 648
  • Available Formats: Trade-paper (9780824516284)
  • Trim Size: 6 x 9.25
  • Publication Date: 11/01/1996
  • Original language: English
  • Retail US: Trade-paper (49.95)
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Bernard McGinn (Author)

Bernard McGinn is the Naomi Shenstone Donnelley Professor emeritus at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago, where he taught for thirty-four years before retiring in 2003. McGinn has written extensively on the history of apocalyptic traditions, and especially on spirituality and mysticism. His major project is the multi-volume history of Western Christian mysticism under the general title of The Presence of God. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, as well as a Fellow of the Medieval Academy. McGinn has also served as President of a number of learned societies, such as the Medieval Academy and the American Society of Church History.

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