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Thursday, April 12, 2007

Readings in the mystical way

As you will have noted, dear Reader, Miss Eagle waxes lyrical on the treasures of the Christian Classics Ethereal Library. The beauty and joy of the Library's collection is that it is free. You can read it on-line. Most - but not quite all - is copyright free. To encourage you, dear Reader, the list below is under CCEL's subject heading of Mysticism.

Albert, the Great, Saint (1193?-1280): On Cleaving to God
Anonymous: Theologia Germanica
Anonymous (14th c. English): Cloud of Unknowing
Baker, Augustine: Holy Wisdom: or, Directions for the prayer of contemplation: extracted out of more than forty treatises by the Ven. F. Augustine Baker
Boehme, Jakob (1575-1624): Way to Christ
Cassian, John (360-435): Conferences of John Cassian
Catherine of Genoa, St.: Life and Doctrine of Saint Catherine of Genoa
Catherine of Siena, St. (1347-1380): Dialog of Catherine of Siena
de Caussade, Jean-Pierre, S.J. (d. 1751): Abandonment to Divine Providence
Dionysius, the Pseudo-Areopagite (b. c. 500): Celestial Hierarchy
Dionysius the Areopagite, Works (1897): Mystical Theology; Works [Latin]
Eckhart, Johannes (c. 1260-1327): Meister Eckhart's Sermons / first time translated into English by Claud Field
Emmerich, Anne Catherine (1774-1824): Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
Fenelon, Fran├žois de Salignac de la Mothe (1651-1715): Spiritual Progress
Gardner, Edmund Garratt (1869-1935); Cell of Self-Knowledge: Seven Early English Mystical Treatises
Guyon, Madame Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Mothe (1647-1717): Short and Easy Method of Prayer; Song of Songs of Solomon / Explanations and Reflections having Reference to the Interior Life
Herbert, George (1593-1633): Priest to the Temple, or, The Country Parson his Character and Rule of Holy Life
Hilton, Walter (d. 1396): Scale (or Ladder) of Perfection; Song of Angels
Inge, William Ralph (1860-1954): Light, Life, and Love
John of the Cross, St. (1542-1591): Ascent of Mount Carmel; Dark Night of the Soul; Spiritual Canticle of the Soul and the Bridegroom Christ
Julian of Norwich (c. 1342-c. 1413): Revelations of Divine Love
Lawrence, Brother (Nicholas Herman, c. 1605-1691): Practice of the Presence of God: The Best Rule of Holy Life
Molinos, Miguel de (1628-1696): Spiritual guide which disentangles the soul / by Michael de Molinos ; edited with an introduction by Kathleen Lyttelton and a note by H. Scott Holland
Rolle of Hampole, Richard (c. 1290-c. 1349): Fire of Love; Incendium Amoris [Latin]
Rolt, Clarence Edwin: Dionysius the Areopagite: On the Divine Names and the Mystical Theology.
Ruysbroeck, John of, St. (1293-1381): Adornment of the Spiritual Marriage
Singh, Sadhu Sundar: Wisdom of the Sadhu
Suso, Henry (c. 1296-1366): Little Book of Eternal Wisdom
Tauler, John (c. 1300-1361): Inner Way
Teresa of Avila, St. (Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada, 1515-1582): Interior Castle or The Mansions; Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, of The Order of Our Lady of Carmel; Way of Perfection
Therese, of Lisieux, St. (1873-1897): Poems of St. Teresa, Carmelite of Lisieux, known as the 'Little Flower of Jesus'
Thomas a Kempis (c. 1380-1471): Imitation of Christ
Underhill, Evelyn (1875-1941): Mysticism: A Study in Nature and Development of Spiritual Consciousness
Winkworth, Catherine (1827-1878): History and Life of the Reverend Doctor John Tauler with Twenty-Five of his Sermons

1 comment:

  1. what an extensive list of resources. thought i’d recommend a site folks can sample some of Caussade’s writings:

    http://www.gitananda.org/suurender/index.php

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