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Synopsis: Written by Dominican preacher and mystic Bl. Henry Suso (c. 1300-1366), Horologium Sapientiae, or Wisdom's Watch upon the Hours, was one of the most successful religious writings of its time. Early translations of this literary masterpiece appeared in many languages, including French, Dutch, Italian, English, Czech, Swedish, Danish, Hungarian, and possibly Polish. Now the first translation based on Pius Kunzle's critical Latin edition is offered to the English-speaking world.
Essentially a dialogue between the author, who was by nature and calling a romantic, and Divine Wisdom, the Watch tells of Suso's service to and espousal of Wisdom, his "most cruel bride," with a charm reminiscent of contemporary chivalric romance literature. The Watch's many readers doubtless esteemed it for its devotional fervor and for the solutions Suso offers to the problems inseparable from a sincere Christian life. He teaches that a devotion of sharing in the Savior's self-sacrifice is the path to spiritual perfection, as well as a consolation for the soul amid life's cares. Based on his own shrewd observations on shunning "sensory forms and earthly imaginings," Suso develops the essential elements of ascetic and mystical theology.
About the Author: Edmund Colledge, O.S.A., was professor of vernacular literature at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies from 1969 until 1982, when he retired with the title of emeritus professor of the University of Toronto. He is co-author of The Chastising of God's Children (1957) and A Book of Showings to the Anchoress Julian of Norwich (1978).
Title: Wisdoms Watch upon the Hours (Fathers of the...
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Book Description Catholic University of America Press, Washington, District of Columbia, 1994. Hardcover. Condition: Excellent condition. Dust Jacket Condition: dj. xiv, 346 pp. The Fathers of the Church: Mediaeval Continuation. Volume 4. Dustjacket. LCC: 9323232. Seller Inventory # 1208I1111
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