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How Augustine Shaped Medieval Mysticism

Saint Augustine Lecture 2005

Although it is difficult to define necessary and sufficient conditions for being a mystic, passages from the Confessions, the Sermons, De gratia et lib. arb. and the Epistles show how writers in later mystical tradition drew upon Augustine's writings for inspiration.

Author: Bernard McGinn
Publisher: S.n., s.l., 2006
Volume:
37
Pages:
1-26
Language:
English
Periodical:
Augustinian Studies
Number:
1
Format: Article
Topic: - Biography > Background > Roman World > Milan > Vision at Milan
- Biography > Person and Life > Augustin, the mystic
- Works > Studies on Vocabulary/Themes > Topics - Latin vocabulary > M > Mysticus
- Influence and Survival > The Middle Ages (430-1453)
- Influence and Survival > The Middle Ages (430-1453) > Influence on the various authors and writings > [Bernard de Clairvaux]
- Influence and Survival > The Middle Ages (430-1453) > Influence on the various authors and writings > [Guillaume de Saint-Thierry]
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