Blog • Sep 5, 2018

John Scotus Eriugena and the unknowability of God

The life of controversial medieval philosopher, John the Irish Gael. A guest post from about-history.com

Magazine articles • Issue 127 • Aug 13, 2018

Everyone a bride of Christ

Medieval's developed "bridal mysticism."

Magazine articles • Issue 127 • Aug 13, 2018

Seeing Christ crucified in her soul

Margery Kempe’s story gives us a window into the daily lives of many devout medieval people.

Magazine articles • Issue 127 • Aug 13, 2018

The agony and the ecstasy

catherine of siena invited others into a passionate, physical devotion

Magazine articles • Issue 127 • Aug 13, 2018

The fires of love

From the highest nobility to the lowest working class, medievals heard the call of God over four centuries.

Magazine
Current issue 127

Medieval Lay Mystics

Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. I John 4:7a (NIV)

Today in History
Quote of the day

“We believe Jesus Christ is present in the sacrament, and in the action of the Supper that his body and blood are received, although in an invisible ma...”

Quote from Rolt, Richard and Richard Houston. The Lives of the Principal Reformers, Both Englishmen and Foreigners. . . . Date from Encyclopedia Britannica, 1911.

Devotional

Do our lives show trust? (1886)

That combination of swallows with telegraph wire sets in vivid contrast before our mental eye the sort of evidence we pu...