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cloud of unknowing, and the Book of privy counselling

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Published by O.U.P. for the Early English Text Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited from the manuscripts with introduction, notes and glossary by Phyllis Hodgson.
SeriesEarly English Text Society. Original series -- 218, Early English Text Society -- 218.
ContributionsHodgson, Phyllis.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17238931M

The Book of Privy Counseling (Back to Page 1: The Cloud of Unknowing) Although not even mentioned on the cover or spine, the greatest advantage of Johnston's edition over others is its inclusion of another work by this nameless abbot, The Book of Privy Counsel. (Strangely, its title is altered here to The Book of Privy Counseling.) To me, this lesser-known, later work is if . And the Book of Privy Counseling By Johnston, William (Ed) (Author) $ AUD William Johnston- an authority on the fourteenth century spirituality and specifically on the writing of this unknown author- provides a substantive and accessible introduction detailing what is known about the history of this text and its relevance throughout the ages.

Cloud of unknowing. Cloud of unknowing and the Book of privy counselling. London, Published for the Early English Text Society by Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis Hodgson.   The Cloud of Unknowing (Middle English: The Cloude of Unknowyng) is an anonymous work of Christian mysticism written in Middle English in .

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The English Counselor translated Dionysius' Mystical Theology under the title" Hid Divinity"Rowan Williams, wrote in his book (The wound of knowledge); "The unknowing Englishman gave a brilliant little summary of the Dionysian ideas" Enjoying the way of UnknowingAfter reading the expert introduction by Wm.

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It has inspired Read More». The Book of Privy Counseling is often packaged with The Cloud of Unknowing. This short work is written by the same author as The Cloud, and represents his mature thought, after years of giving himself to the spiritual work.

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Written in Middle English by an unknown fourteenth-century mystic, THE CLOUD OF UNKNOWING expresses with beauty a message that has inspired such great religious thinkers as St. John of the Cross and Teilhard.The first work of its kind to be written in the English language, The Cloud of Unknowing is a spiritual guide to contemplation from an anonymous English monk of the 14th century.

It has inspired spiritual teachers from St. John of the Cross in the 16th century to such contemporary teachers of prayer as Basil Pennington and Thomas Keating/5(3).