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A Mirror for simple souls

A Mirror for simple souls

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Published by Gill and Macmillan in Dublin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Contemplation -- Early works to 1800.,
    • Mysticism -- France -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500 -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby a French mystic of the thirteenth century.
      SeriesGill"s spiritual classics
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBV5091 .C7 1981b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination159 p. :
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3059612M
      ISBN 10071711158X
      LC Control Number82155113
      OCLC/WorldCa8465525


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The Mirror of Simple Souls. The title of Porete’s book refers to the simple soul which is united with God and has no will other than God’s own.

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