Martin Week Two Annotated Bibliography

 

-Christian Mysticism pg 60-65

The Life of Mary of Oigines is about the hard life she lived and on how harsh she was on herself. Even though she was married, she was still practiced celibacy. She would fast, cry so much she would cause floods and also cut her own flesh off and bury it into the ground. She did this all for Christ.

McGinn, Bernard. The Essential Writings of Christian Mysticism. New York: Modern Library, 2006

-Norbert & Early Norbertine Spirituality “Life of Oda” pp. 219-242

Oda decided to follow Christ at a very young age. She wanted to stay a virgin and also unmarried, but her father had different plans for her. On the day of her wedding she took a sword and cut part of her nose off just so that her bride would think she is ugly. She did not want to betray God in anyway, so this is why she did these type of things to herself.

-Visionary Women pp. 30-43 Christian Mysticism pp. 202-207

Mechtild was a benguine who thought she had a relationship with God from a very early age. She started having visions which mainly focused on the Trinity. She stood up for what she thought was right even though she was a women, whom back then were looked down upon as.

Ruether, Rosemary Radford. Visionary Women Three Medieval Mystics. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1998

McGinn, Bernard. The Essential Writings of Christian Mysticism. New York: Modern Library, 2006

-Visionary Women pp. 43-57  Christian Mysticism pp. 238-245

Julian of Norwich was about a women who had Godly and mystical experiences. While having these visions she became very sick. Julian went on to live out her life serving and pleasing God only living off donations people gave to her.
Ruether, Rosemary Radford. Visionary Women Three Medieval Mystics. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1998

McGinn, Bernard. The Essential Writings of Christian Mysticism. New York: Modern Library, 2006

– Christian Mysticism pp. 172-179 Porete pp. 1-48 Porete Chapters 1-9, 15-21, 54-64, 138-140
“The Mirror of Simple Souls” is a book written by Marguerite Porete. The main focus of the book is on how she tells us on how we should life our life each day. She says, In order to get accepted into heaven we need to follow 7 steps . The first 6 steps take place while we are alive on Earth and the seventh one taking place occuring once we are dead.

McGinn, Bernard. The Essential Writings of Christian Mysticism. New York: Modern Library, 2006

Porete, Marguerite. The Mirror of Simple Souls. New Jersey: Paulist Press,1993

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One thought on “Martin Week Two Annotated Bibliography

  1. Sally Stamper says:

    Formatting tip: When you combine readings from different books into one note, it’s difficult to tell which idea is from which book – that makes it hard to use an annotated bibliography for reference.

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