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Mystical prayer : the poetic example of Emily Dickinson / Charles M. Murphy.

Author/creator Murphy, Charles M. author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Collegeville : Liturgical Press, 2019.
Description124 pages ; 18 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Reintroducing Emily Dickinson -- Praying mystically. 'I dwell in possibility" -- Conditions for mystical prayer -- Solitude. "the soul selects her own society" -- Asceticism. "The banquet of abstemiousness" -- Place. "I see-New Englandly" -- What brings us to prayer -- The desire for love. "I cannot live with you" -- The fear of death. "Safe in the alabaster chambers' -- "My business is circumference".
Abstract "Emily Dickinson's writings are reintroduced as examples of mystical prayer in the light of Christian tradition and St. Teresa of Avila"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
Issued in other formOnline version: Murphy, Charles M., author. Mystical prayer Collegeville : Liturgical Press, 2019 9780814684948
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2018059690
ISBN9780814684702
ISBN081468470X

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