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Spiritual Exercises

Ludolphus of Saxony and the beginning of western meditation. And the creation of the word ” Jesuita”.

e 994G Ludolphus de Saxonia                d. 1378 Vita Christi.   [Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 20 December, 1478]        $35,000 Large Folio 17 ½  x 12 ½ inches.  [a-m8n6 o-z8r6;A-Z8] 371 of 372 leaves, lacking folio 294. 60 lines plus headline, printed in gothic letter,... Continue Reading →

Ludolphus of Saxony and the beginning of western meditation. And the creation of the word ” Jesuita”.

e 994G Ludolphus de Saxonia                d. 1378 Vita Christi.   [Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 20 December, 1478]        $35,000 Large Folio 17 ½  x 12 ½ inches.  [a-m8n6 o-z8r6;A-Z8] 371 of 372 leaves, lacking folio 294. 60 lines plus headline, printed in gothic letter,... Continue Reading →

Some how or another, it has turned out that S. Igantius' Spiritual Exercises has played a cornerstone in my intellectual /Spiritual development. In a way It is the first 'mystical' text I read (or for that matter had easy access to).... Continue Reading →

Mysteriously Meaningful

  One of the books I read thirty years ago which I keep reading over and over again is Don Cameron Allen's Mysteriously Meant: The Rediscovery of Pagan Symbolism and Allegorical Interpretation in the Renaissance.  It is a book I found... Continue Reading →

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