The Cloud of Unknowing and The Book of Privy Counseling

The Cloud of Unknowing and The Book of Privy Counseling

Book - 1973 | 1st ed.
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Baker & Taylor
An authority on fourteenth-century spirituality provides an accessible introduction to the original Middle English text, detailing its history and impact and including a copy of the medieval author's other work, The Book of Privy Counseling. Reprint.

Blackwell North Amer
William Johnston--an authority on fourteenth century spirituality and specifically on the writings of this unknown author--provides a substantive and accessible introduction detailing what is known about the history of this text and its relevance throughout the ages. Also included here is the author's other principal work, The Book of Privy Counseling--a short and moving text on the way to enlightenment through a total loss of self and consciousness only of the divine.

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Image Books [1973]
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780385030977
Characteristics: 195 p. 18 cm.
Additional Contributors: Johnston, William 1925-
Alternative Title: Book of privy counselling.


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