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The Cell of Self-Knowledge: Seven Early English Mystical Treatises

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Author: Henry Pepwell
Language: English
Wordcount: 33,979 / 101 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.6
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 5,784
mnybks.net#: 5545
Genre: Religion
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stinence and Patience rise in the Sensuality

Cap. VII. How Joy of Inward Sweetness riseth in the Affection

Cap. VIII. How Perfect Hatred of Sin riseth in the Affection

Cap. IX. How Ordained Shame riseth and groweth in the Affection

Cap. X. How Discretion and Contemplation rise in the Reason

II. Divers Doctrines Devout and Fruitful, taken out of the Life of that Glorious Virgin and Spouse of Our Lord, Saint Katherin of Seenes

III. A Short Treatise of Contemplation taught by Our Lord Jesu Christ, or taken out of the Book of Margery Kempe, Ancress of Lynn

IV. A Devout Treatise compiled by Master Walter Hylton of the Song of Angels

V. A Devout Treatise called the Epistle of Prayer

VI. A very necessary Epistle of Discretion in Stirrings of the Soul

VII. A Devout Treatise of Discerning of Spirits, very necessary for Ghostly Livers


INTRODUCTION
FROM the end of the thirteenth to the beginning of the fifteenth century may be called the

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