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Gertrud the Great of Helfta: Book 3 The Herald of God"s Loving-Kindness (Cistercian Fathers Series) by Alexandra Barratt

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Published by Cistercian Publications .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women"s studies,
  • Religious,
  • Biography / Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8127581M
ISBN 100879074639
ISBN 109780879074630
OCLC/WorldCa190850736

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Gertrud The Great Of Helfta: The Herald of God's Loving-Kindness Book 3. Gertrude the Great $   Books 3, 4, and 5 were written by another nun, or possibly more than one, during Gertrude's lifetime and probably at least in part at her dictation. Book 1 was written shortly before or after Gertrude's death as an introduction to the whole collection, likely by another Helfta nun.   Gertrude was born January 6, in Helfta, Germany. Her birth was on the feast of the Epiphany which is telling because all of Gertrude’s visions were centered on the liturgical year. When she was five years she was admitted to the Benedictine monastery school of Helfta. Ten or eleven years later she joined the Benedictine community at Helfta. Saint Gertrude of helfta, known as “The Great,” was given to the German convent of Helfta as a child of five to be reared as a nun, received her first vision of Christ’s “divine sweetness” in when she and became a spiritual counselor to whom people flocked for she was little remembered after her death until the Latin edition of her work was published in

Placed in the monastery of Helfa, in Upper Saxony, at the age of five, Gertrud began having Visions and writing at twenty-five. Book 1, written by a nun of Helfta, reveals the personality and virtues of Gertrud. Avoiding hagiographical commonplaces, the writer reveals both the strengths and the shortcomings of her very human and very committed heroine. Gertrude the Great (or Saint Gertrude of Helfta) (January 6, – ca. ) was a German Benedictine, mystic, and theologian. She is recognized as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church, and is inscribed in the General Roman Calendar, for celebration throughout the Latin Rite on November Little is known of the early life of Gertrude.4/5(2). Gertrud the Great of Helfta: Spiritual Exercises. Short Title GERTRUD THE GRT OF HELFTA. Translator Gertrud Jaron Lewis. by Gertrude the Great Sain. THE BUTTERFLY BOOK a flower book for little folks Gertrude Minnie Faulding. AU $ shipping: + AU $ shipping. Guardian Angel Tarot Cards: A Card Deck by Radleigh Valentine. AU. Title: Gertrud the Great of Helfta: Spiritual Exercises Cf49 By: Gertrud the Great of Helfa Translated By: Gertrud Jarron Lewis Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Cistercian Publications Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 8 ounces ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WWPages:

Book two is the core of the work, and was written solely by Gertrude. Benedictine and mystic writer; born in Germany, 6 Jan., ; died at Helfta, near Eisleben, Saxony, 17 November, or The Revelations of St. Gertrude the Great form one of the classics of Catholic writing. And although they would have to be classified as "mystical literature," their message is clear and obvious, for this book states many of the secrets of Heaven in terms that all can understand.   Gertrud the Great of Helfta The Spiritual Exercises Billie G. Book Of Grace. - Duration: Sacred Heart Prayer of St. Gertrude the Great - Duration. Gertrude the Great (or Saint Gertrude of Helfta) (January 6, – ca. ) was a German Benedictine, mystic, and theologian. She is recognized as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church, and is inscribed in the General Roman Calendar, for celebration throughout the Latin Rite on November Little is known of the early life of Gertrude/5(2).