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Bernard McGinn (Author)

Modern Mystics

An Introduction

Mysticism is not just a phenomenon of the past, but has been alive and flourishing in Chistianity, Judaism, and Islam over the past century, as well as in many of the other religious traditions. Best…

Praise for The Presence of God series “A work of encyclopedic proportions.” —Choice   Praise for Volume  7 The Crisis of Mysticism: Quietism in Seventeenth-Century Spain, Italy, and France   “Bernard McGinn’s already classical history…
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  • Title: Modern Mystics
  • Subtitle: An Introduction
  • Page Count: 348
  • Available Formats: Cloth (9780824595258)
  • Trim Size: 6 x 9
  • Publication Date: 2/27/2023
  • BISAC 1: RELIGION / Mysticism
  • BISAC 2 : RELIGION / Christian Theology / General
  • Keywords: annihilation;apophaticism;consciousness;contemplation;marginality;mysticism;Presence of God;suffering;vision
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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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