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Ruusbroec Literature and Mysticism in the Fourteenth Century (Brill"s Studies in Intellectual History) by Geert Warnar

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Published by BRILL .
Written in English


  • Christian mysticism,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Netherlands,
  • Medieval,
  • Europe,
  • History,
  • 1293-1381,
  • Ruusbroec, Jan van,

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsDiane Webb (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12799226M
ISBN 109004158693
ISBN 109789004158696

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Jan van Ruusbroec (), the most influential medieval Dutch author, is generally acknowledged to be one of the key figures in the tradition of Christian mysticism. This book concentrates on the medieval dimensions of Ruusbroec s authorship. Warnar offers a comprehensive analysis of Ruusbroec s oeuvre within the social, religious and literary frameworks of the fourteenth century Low. The Espousals is the masterpiece of the fourteenth-century Flemish mystic Jan van Ruusbroec, who described one's spiritual development as involving the active life, the inner or yearning life, and the contemplative life, all of which he explains in the Espousals. This translation of the first-ever critical edition of The Spiritual Espousal will introduce Ruusbroec's writings to the wider. THE BOOK OF SUPREME TRUTH TRANSLATED FROM THE FLEMISH BY C. A. WYNSCHENK DOM EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY EVELYN UNDERHILL BV J33 "In tantum Deus cognoscitur, in quantum amatur" ST BERNARD. 2 CONTENTS Introduction THE ADORNMENT OF THE SPIRITUAL MARRIAGE THE FIRST BOOK Prologue I. Of the Active Life. This is a collection of John Ruusbroec's works - 'The Spiritual Espousals', 'The Sparkling Stone', 'The Mirror of Eternal Blessedness', and 'A Little Book of Clarification'. All of these writings dwell on the same theme, which is the perfection of the spiritual life of a Christian believer/5(9).

Excellent writings continued to come forth from his pen: The Book of the Sparkling Stone, The Little Book of Enlightenment, and The Book of the Twelve Ruysbroeck's writings are considered classics of spirituality, anticipating the writings of St. John of the Cross in their clarity and doctrine. He strongly opposed the quietist. Jan van Ruysbroeck (în neerlandeză Jan van Ruusbroec, Pronunție în olandeză: /ˈjɑn vɑn ˈryzbruk/; sau – 2 decembrie ) a fost un mistic autorul mai multor lucrări printre care The Kingdom of the Divine Lovers, The Twelve Beguines, The Spiritual Espousals, A Mirror of Eternal Blessedness, The Little Book of Enlightenment și The Sparkling Stone. Jan Van Ruusbroec (), a Flemish mystical theologian, was one of the most original Trinitarian thinkers in the medieval West. Yet, his works - written in Middle-Dutch - have remained relatively unknown. In this book, Rik Van Nieuwenhove presents the first major study in English of Ruusbroec Pages: The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Jan van Ruusbroec (Ruusbroec, Jan van, ) Also found under: John of Ruysbroeck Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Ruusbroec, Jan van, The Adornment of the Spiritual Marriage; The Sparkling Stone; The Book of Supreme Truth, also by Evelyn Underhill, trans. by C. A. Wynschenck.

Ruusbroec and his mysticism. [Paul Verdeyen; Jan van Ruusbroec] -- "A Michael Glazier book." Includes bibliographical references (p. ). Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create. ‎This monograph is not simply a painstaking summary of the more patent generalities of the subject, but rather a deeply sympathetic entering into the mind of Ruysbroeck, and that, too, with no common insight. Jan van Ruusbroec, otherwise known as Ruysbroeck, is thought, by no few competent judges, to. The fourteenth century in Europe has been called 'the age of adversity.' It was a time when medieval society was racked by the Hundred Years' War, the Black Death, and peasant insurrections. The Church, which was by no means spared the turmoil of the age, saw the decline of its mendicant orders, the 'Babylonian Captivity' of the papacy in Avignon, and the rise of wide-ranging heretical Pages: Ruusbroec. [Jan van Ruusbroec; L Reypens] -- Bloemlezing uit het werk van de mysticus (), voorafgegaan door een inleiding Jan van Ruusbroec: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jan van Ruusbroec; L Reypens. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: Bandtitel: Uren met Ruusbroec.