The book of prayer of Sor María of Santo Domingo : a study by Mary E. Giles

By Mary E. Giles

The background of women's spirituality and Christian mysticism demonstrates that girls were influential spiritual leaders even with no advantage of priestly ordination and theological education. St. Catherine of Siena and St. Teresa of Avila are examples of ladies with visionary presents of large energy. A much less famous Spanish visionary is Sor Maria of Santo Domingo, a Dominican tertiary of peasant lineage who grew to become so well-known for her raptures, austerities, and prophecies that the king, a cardinal, and nobles thought of her a dwelling saint.
In 1948 examine within the records of the college of Zaragoza exposed The e-book of Prayer of Sor Maria of Santo Domingo (originally released round 1518) which had long past neglected for hundreds of years. The textual content comprises a few of Sor Maria's ecstatic utterances and representations, and is a first-hand examine a ladies who in lots of methods is as consultant of the early years of 16th century Spain as St. Teresa used to be of the later years. Giles' booklet presents the 1st English translation of this article in addition to a research of Sor Maria and the problems that driven her into the limelight.

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Philosophical Shakespeares by Shakespeare, William; Joughin, John J.; Shakespeare, William

By Shakespeare, William; Joughin, John J.; Shakespeare, William

Philosophical Shakespeares makes a speciality of and encourages the transforming into dissolution of limitations among literature and philosophy. The strategy is interdisciplinary and contains problem-centred readings of specific plays.

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The Explorers of Ararat by B.J. Corbin, Rex Geissler

By B.J. Corbin, Rex Geissler

The Explorers Of Ararat is a finished and really targeted ebook in regards to the look for the is still of Noah's Ark. First, the ebook is a big, collaborative attempt the place every one bankruptcy is written by means of a number one ark study excursion chief. this provides the reader many alternative perspectives and knowledge relating to ark study from the particular explorers themselves. they've got traveled to Mount Ararat, Mount Cudi and the Durupinar website dozens of instances looking for the elusive ark. moment, the publication deals a compilation of ark assets together with ancient and modern debts. This target reference paintings combines the simplest of ark examine information with new eyewitness money owed to aid the reader comprehend the historic view of the ark. The publication comprises three hundred pictures and illustrations.

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The Mahasiddha and His Idiot Servant by John Riley Perks

By John Riley Perks

John Perks used to be Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche's butler, attendant, and private secretary for seven years. this can be a booklet approximately their own relationship--a e-book Trungpa Rinpoche requested the writer to jot down.

"Ven. Seonaidh Perks performed an important position within the production of a few of the Vidyadhara's associations and his tale in their mutual dance is hilarious, wild, stunning, and poignant. This booklet is an extraordinary thing." Douglas Penick, writer of "Gesar of Ling," knowledge guides. "It is the 1st intimate and authoritative account of Chogyam Trungpa, arguably crucial non secular instructor in America's final century..." Kidder Smith, Professor of Asian stories, Bowdoin university

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