Mystics

Mystics : A Guide to Happiness

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This book combines stunning colour illustrations with selected text from the writings of the Mystics, exploring the themes of happiness, fulfilment and joy. Nearly 150 excerpts are gathered here, by writers from the 4th to the 21st century, as well as selections from the Bible. Recognisable names like St Augustine of Hippo, St Teresa of Avila and Thoma Merton sit amongst lesser-known figures from a variety of countries, including a number of writers who are still alive today (such as Pope John Paul II, John Stott and Ruth Burrows). Written at a very accessible level in a handy square hardback format, this little book is ideal for personal reflection and meditation, and would make an inspiring and attractive gift.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 164 x 12mm | 222.26g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Colour throughout
  • 0745950981
  • 9780745950983

About Teresa de Bertodano

TERESA DE BERTODANO is a freelance editor who has compiled several anthologies, including Jesus: In My Own Words (Hodder) and Daily Readings with Mother Teresa (HarperCollins). She lives in London.show more

Table of contents

The rich variety of writings is grouped under seven themes - The Love of God, Prayer, Joy, Suffering, Living With Others, Growing Old and Inner Peace - each with a short introduction by the author.show more