The Persistence of Mysticism in Catholic Europe
The Persistence of Mysticism in Catholic Europe

The Persistence of Mysticism in Catholic Europe

France, Italy, and Germany 1500-1675

The Presence of God

RELIGION

500 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Hardcover, ebook: EPUB

Hardcover, $74.95 (US $74.95) (CA $100.95)

Publication Date: June 2020

ISBN 9780824589004

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Overview

The Persistence of Mysticism in Catholic Europe is intended to complete the account of Early Modern mysticism of the period 1500-1650/1675 found in the Volume VI of The Presence of God. VI, Part 1 dealt with mysticism in the Reformation, while VI, Part 2 treated Spanish mysticism. This volume deals with the other Catholic areas, concentrating on France.

Author Biography

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.