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Great spirits 1000-2000

the fifty-two Christians who most influenced their millennium

Published by MJF Books in New York .
Written in English

About the Edition

This series of essays provides thumbnail biographies of key figures in Christianity's last thousand years. The entries provide basic information about the person's life, development, era and ideas. The towering historical figures include mystics, reformers, theologians and church leaders.

Table of Contents

Preface / -- by Selina O'Grady and John Wilkes -- Foreword / -- by Kathleen Norris
Anselm -- (c. 1033-1109) / -- by Benedicta Ward
Theodosius of the Caves -- (c. 1010-1074) / -- by Simon Franklin
Hildegard of Bingen -- (1098-1179) / -- by Kate Brown
Bernard of Clairvaux -- (c. 1090-1153) / -- by Christopher Holdsworth
Peter Abelard -- (1079-1142) / -- by David Luscombe
Francis of Assisi -- (1181/82-1226) / -- by Frances Teresa
Dante Alighieri -- (1265-1321) / -- by Eamon Duffy
Meister Eckhart -- (c. 1260-c. 1328) / -- by Denys Turner
Dominic -- (c. 1170-1221) / -- by Richard Finn
Thomas Aquinas -- (c. 1225-1274) / -- by Herbert McCabe
Bridget of Sweden -- (1303-1373) / -- by Roger Ellis
Gregory Palamas -- (c. 1296-1359) / -- by Bishop Kallistos of Diokleia
Sergius of Radonezh -- (c. 1314-1392) / -- by Sergei Hackel
Julian of Norwich -- (c. 1342-c. 1420) / -- by Sheila Upjohn
Catherine of Siena -- (1347-1380) / -- by Tina Beattie
Thomas a Kempis -- (c. 1380-1471) / -- by Melanie McDonagh
Fra Angelico (c. 1400-1455) -- by Michael Adams
Martin Luther -- (1483-1546) / -- by David Yeago
Erasmus of Rotterdam -- (c. 1467-1536) / -- by James McConica
John Calvin -- (1509-1564) / -- by David Fergusson
Ignatius of Loyola -- (149I-1556) / -- by Michael Paul Gallagher
Thomas More -- (1477-1535) / -- by Lucy Beckett
Teresa of Avila -- (1515-1582) / -- by Shirley du Boulay
John of the Cross -- (1542-I59I) / -- by Rowan Williams
Mary Ward -- (1585-1645) / -- by Lavinia Byrne
George Herbert -- (1593-1633) / -- by Philip Sheldrake
Blaise Pascal -- (1623-1662) / -- by AlainWoodrow
John Bunyan -- (1628-1688) / -- by N.H. Keeble
George Fox -- (1624-169I) / -- by R. Melvin Keiser
Johann Sebastian Bach -- (1685-1750) / -- by David Maw
John Wesley -- (1703-I79I) / -- by Leslie Griffiths
William Blake -- (1757-1827) / -- by Jill Paton Walsh
Seraphim of Sarov -- (1759-1833) / -- by Richard Price
Soren Kierkegaard -- (18I3-1855) / -- by George Pattison
Therese of Lisieux -- (1873-1897) / -- by James McCaffrey
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky -- (182I-1881) / -- by Irina Kirillova
William and Catherine Booth -- (1829-1912) (1829-1890) / -- by Roy Hattersley
John Henry Newman -- (180I-1890) / -- by Owen Chadwick
Karl Barth -- (1886-1968) / -- by George Hunsinger
Pope John XXIII -- (1881-I963) / -- by Richard McBrien
Swami Abhishiktananda -- (1910-1973) / -- by Michael Barnes
Charles de Foucauld -- (1858-1916) / -- by Ian Latham and Pam Ware
Edith Stein -- (189I-1942) / -- by Eugene Fisher
Dorothy Day -- (1897-1980) / -- by Robert Ellsberg
Simone Weil -- (1909-1943) / -- by David McLellan
Dietrich Bonhoeffer -- (1906-1945) / -- by Edwin Robertson
Mother Teresa of Calcutta -- (1910-1997) / -- by Kathryn Spink
Oscar Arnulfo Romero -- (1917-1980) / -- by Michael Campbell-Johnston
Thomas Merton -- (1915-1968) / -- by Lawrence Cunningham
Martin Luther King, Jr. -- (1929-1968) / -- by Leslie Griffiths and Wesley Williams
Pope John Paul II-- (1920- ) /-- by George Weigel.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
270/.092/2
Library of Congress
BR1700.3 .G74 2002

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiv, 206 pages :
Number of pages
206

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26340838M
Internet Archive
isbn_9781567319323
ISBN 10
1567319327
ISBN 13
9781567319323
LC Control Number
2008921636
OCLC/WorldCat
429369447
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