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The Wisdom of the Beguines
Language: en
Pages: 0
Authors: Laura Swan
Categories: Beguines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06 - Publisher:

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The beguines began to form in various parts of Europe over eight hundred years ago. Beguines were laywomen, not nuns, and they did not live in monasteries. They
Cities of Ladies
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Walter Simons
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-03 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

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Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title In the early thirteenth century, semireligious communities of women began to form in the cities and
Meister Eckhart and the Beguine Mystics
Language: en
Pages: 177
Authors: Bernard McGinn
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-01-09 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

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The great German mystic Meister Eckhart remains one of the most fascinating figures in Western thought. Revived interest in Eckhart's mysticism has been matched
The Beguines of Medieval Paris
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Tanya Stabler Miller
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

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In the thirteenth century, Paris was the largest city in Western Europe, the royal capital of France, and the seat of one of Europe's most important universitie
Seeking Spiritual Intimacy
Language: en
Pages: 225
Authors: Glenn E. Myers
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-28 - Publisher: InterVarsity Press

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In Seeking Spiritual Intimacy Glenn Myers introduces us to the Beguines, a network of faith communities in Medieval Europe, where women organized their world ar