Give Love and Receive the Kingdom

Essential People and Themes of English Spirituality

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Benedicta Ward
  • Orleans, MA: 
    Paraclete Press
    , June
     2018.
     208 pages.
     $24.99.
     Hardcover.
    ISBN
    9781640600973.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

From the greatest living expert on the history of English spirituality comes the most expansive collection ever published of her work

From the spirituality of Cuthbert, to Bede and the Psalter, Anselm the monastic scholar, and the depths of Julian of Norwich, from twelfth century hermits, through medieval pilgrimage, and by illuminating seventeenth century preachers, this volume is Benedicta Ward’s magnum opus. With a title drawn from the writings of St. Anselm—a beautiful summary of the Christian life—this book is designed to both inspire and educate.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Benedicta Ward is Reader in the History of Christian Spirituality in the University of Oxford. Her most recent book is Anselm of Canterbury: His Life and Legacy (SPCK 2009). She is a member of the Anglican monastic community of the Sisters of the Love of God.

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