English Mysticism

The Cloud Author

The author of The Cloud is a true teacher, and displays a rich and nuanced relationship with the youth to whom the book is addressed. By turns encouraging, gentle, challenging and demanding, this spiritual guide has inspired countless readers through the centuries to seriously engage with the contemplative life. Read More »

Margery Kempe

Margery Kempe is, without a doubt, medieval England's most colorful mystic. Martin Thornton, a popular twentieth-century Anglo-Catholic writer, considered Kempe's book to be more useful to the ordinary Christian than either Julian of Norwich or The Cloud of Unknowing. Read More »

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