Mystics Visionaries and Prophets by Shawn Madigan C.S.J

By Shawn Madigan C.S.J

Winner of Catholic Press organization Book-of-the-Year Award-Spirituality

Unique in its variety and intensity, this lavish anthology for the 1st time captures in one quantity the main extraordinary religious writings of best girls from all sessions of Christian history.

Because spirituality contains greater than easily prayer and piety, Madigan has chosen ladies whose quests for intimacy with God additionally contains a few visionary adventure or social witness. starting from Perpetua within the 3rd century to mom Teresa and Edwina Gately during this century, her quantity contains writings from either ecu girls and, within the sleek interval, Asian, American, and African American girls. except redressing the heavy gender imbalance of such a lot histories of Christianity, this quantity additionally offers robust ancient introductions to and bibliographies of the twenty-six ladies whose writings are generously excerpted.

Women integrated during this quantity are: Perpetua the Martyr

Pelagia the Actress

Brigit of eire

Balthild the Queen of Neustria

Dhuoda of Septimania

Hildegard of Bingen

Heloise

Mechthild of Magdeburg

Gertrude the nice

Hadewijch

Julian of Norwich

Catherine of Siena

Margery Kempe

Teresa of Avila

Jane Frances de Chantal

Sojourner fact

Maria Stewart

Gabrielle Bossis

Dorothy Day

Caryll Houselander

Pauli Murray

Laura Lopez

Silvia Maribel Arriola

Mother Teresa

Cho Wha quickly

Mercy Amba Oduyoye

Edwina Gately

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