Author:Gertrud The Great Of Helfta

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Gertrud the Great of Helfta: The Herald of God's Loving-Kindness: Book Three.

By: Gertrud the Great of Helfta.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Michigan., Cistercian Publications: 1999

Seller ID: 10263

ISBN: 0879074639

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 252 pp. Cistercian Fathers Series, No. 63. Translated, with an introduction and notes, by Alexandra Barratt. Index. This is the translation of a compilation by another member of the Helfta community some twenty years after Gertrud's work that tells more of 'the favors lavished on or revealed to her'. Gertrud (1256-1302) was a Benedictine nun at the monastery of Helfta in Upper Saxony who experienced visions, many relating to the divine Heart. She is regarded as an important precursor of devotion to the Sacred Heart. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Gertrud the Great of Helfta: Spiritual Exercises.

By: Gertrud The Great Of Helfta.

Price: $12.80

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Michigan., Cistercian Publications.: 1989

Seller ID: 29097

ISBN: 0879074493

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; viii - 165 pp. Cistercian Fathers Series, No. 49. Translation, introduction, notes and indices by Gertrud Jaron Lewis and Jack Lewis. The monastery of Helfta was based on the Rule of St. Benedict and the constitutions of Citeaux. Gertrud's Spiritual Exercises contains her prayers, litanies, meditations and hymns. One small bump/crinkle on the bottom front fore corner, else an as-new and unused book. View more info