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Complete Madame Guyon

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ISBN-10: 1557259232

ISBN-13: 9781557259233

Edition: 2011

Authors: Madame Jeanne Guyon, Nancy C. James

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Guyon's theology and spiritual writing opened new doors to people from all walks of life who yearned for spiritual joy and wisdom. These new translations include her popular A Short and Easy Method of Prayer, as well as her biblical commentary on the Song of Songs, where poetic imagery comes to life with its refreshing sense of God's desire to join with all humanity. Guyon always writes of the pure love of God, like a human kiss, that leads to the fulfilling union with the divine. The Complete Madame Guyonalso presents examples of her passionate poetry, some of which has never before been translated into English. Guyon expresses the range of feelings involved with living in a relationship…    
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Book details

List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Paraclete Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Nancy Carol James received her PhD from the University of Virginia and wrote her dissertation on Madame Guyon. She serves as priest associate at St. Johnrsquo;s, Lafayette Square, Washington, D.C. �Sharon D. Voros, professor of Spanish and French at the United States Naval Academy, holds a PhD from Columbia University in New York City. Her current scholarship focuses on seventeenth-century women writers in Spain and France.�

Preface
Introduction
The Life of Madame Jeanne Guyon
Her Theology: Te Soul's Journey from Annihilation to Resurrection
Other Themes in Her Writings
Translator's Note
Spiritual Writings
A Short and Easy Method of Prayer
The Song of Songs of Solomon
Excerpt from Madame Guyon's Autobiography
Bastille Witness: A Lost Chapter in the Life of Madame Guyon
Poetry
Wishing for the Reign of Love
Holy Solitude
Homage to the Infant Son of God
Love Pure and Strong
Love carries the Soul to Abandonment
The Soul Languishes with Love for God
Pure Love and Truth: Costly and Rare
Love God Alone
Sacrifice in the Vicissitudes of Divine Love
Blessed Are They Whom Divine Justice Purifies!
The Soul Loving and Abandoned to God
Only the Love of God
New Life after Death
Chronology
Acknowledgments
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index