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The herald of God's loving-kindness, Book 4, (ebook)

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The herald of God's loving-kindness, Book 4
Title
The herald of God's loving-kindness
Title number
Book 4
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Language
eng
Summary
Gertrud the Great (1256-1302) entered the monastery of Helfta in eastern Germany as a child oblate. At the age of twenty-five she underwent a conversion that led to a series of visionary experiences. These centered on "the divine loving-kindness," which she perceived as expressed through and symbolized by Christ's divine Heart. Some of these experiences she recorded in Latin "with her own hand," in what became Book 2 of The Herald of God's Loving-Kindness.Books 1, 3, 4, and 5 were written down by another nun, a close confidant of the saint, now often known as "Sister N." Book 4 records Gertrud's many vivid spiritual experiences, which took place on various liturgical feasts when she was too sick to take part in the community's worship. Foregrounding visions of the court of heaven and dialogues with Christ, the Virgin Mary, and other saints, they further develop devotional themes already present in the earlier books. Often profoundly indebted to the liturgy of Mass and office, they have been carefully arranged according to the ecclesiastical year by the medieval compiler
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Midwest
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1256-1302
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Gertrude
Dewey number
248.2/2
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Cistercian fathers series
Series volume
Eighty-five
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  • Church year meditations
  • Mysticism
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The herald of God's loving-kindness, Book 4, (ebook)
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780879075859
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12098425
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remote
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12098425
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MWT12098425
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Label
The herald of God's loving-kindness, Book 4, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780879075859
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12098425
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12098425
System control number
MWT12098425
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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