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Voices of the mystics early Christian discourse in the Gospels of John and Thomas and other ancient Christian literature by April D. De Conick

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Published by Sheffield Academic Press in Sheffield .
Written in English


  • Bible. N.T. John -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Christian literature, Early -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

StatementApril D. DeConick.
SeriesJournal for the study of the New Testament., 157
LC ClassificationsBS2615.6.M9 D43 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3999322M
ISBN 10184127190X
LC Control Number2001347722

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About Voices of the Mystics. The Gospel of John has always been perceived as a more mystical Gospel than the Synoptics. This book explores the mysticism of John in its historical context and puts forward evidence that the mysticism developed in this text is the result of the textualization of a dialogue between the Johannine and Thomasine Christians on the subject of soteriology. Click to read more about Voices of the Mystics: Early Christian Discourse in the Gospels of John and Thomas and Other Ancient Christian Literature by April D. DeConick. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: April D. DeConick. Voices of the Mystics Subscribe; Hide This. Member-Only Access This article is from Issue 30 of the Christian History archive. Subscribe to CT to continue reading this article from the archives.   Daniel Ladinsky's carefully curated collection of translated poetry Love Poems from God: Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and West will make you fall in love with God or at least give you a glimpse into the minds and hearts of mystics and saints. The strength of this collection is that it draws from both male and female writers from the /5.

Why a book on mysticism is the solution to your anxiety, fear, and anger Her book offers that opportunity to be drawn by the saints to Christ. May the voices of the mystics be our guide.   April D. DeConick is the Isla Carroll and Percy E. Turner Professor of Biblical Studies in the Department of Religious Studies at Rice University (Houston, Texas). She specializes in early Christian history and theology, noncanonical Gospels, and gnostic and mystical traditions. Her books include Seek to See Him: Ascent and Vision Mysticism in the Gospel of Thomas (); Voices of the Author: April D. Deconick. Mystic women’s voices in the Middle Ages [Jesus carries his cross in this English fifteenth-century book of hours.] Mysticism has been called “the science of the love of God,” and “the life which aims at union with God.” Mystics are found in nearly every world religion; their tendency to map out new experiences of the divine often.   Inner voices are Fernyhough’s subject, but he admits they are slippery, hard to track, chaotic and cacophonous. “A solitary mind is actually a chorus,” he : Casey Schwartz.