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Spiritual Exercises

Gertrud the Great of Helfta; Translated, with an Introduction, by Gertrud Jaron Lewis and Jack Lewis

Spiritual Exercises
Spiritual Exercises

ISBN: 9780879074494, CF049P

Details: 165 pgs,
Publication Date: 11/01/1989
Cistercian Publications
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The most scholarly of the remarkable nuns of Helfta composed these meditations, rituals, prayers, instructions on how to pray, chants, hymns, and litanies in the late thirteenth century. Her mastery of poetic prose attests to the level of women's education in the highly cultured abbey she entered as a child of five and never, so far as we know, left even once.

ISBN: 9780879074494, CF049P

Details: 165 pgs,
Publication Date: 11/01/1989
Cistercian Publications

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A veritable jewel of medieval spirituality.
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