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John, Vol. 4

The Birth of the Church

by Adrienne von Speyr

Hardcover: $24.95 $21.21

Product Code: J4-H ISBN: 9780898703689 Availability: In Stock

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The fourth and final volume in von Speyr's meditations on the Gospel of St. John, concentrating on Peter and John and their roles in the church representing office and love.

Adrienne von Speyr was a contemporary Swiss convert, mystic, wife, medical doctor and author of some 70 books on spirituality and theology. She entered the Church under the direction of one the greatest theologians and spiritual writers of the 20th century, Fr. Hans Urs von Balthasar, who became her spiritual director and confessor for the last 30 years of her life. Her writings, recognized as a major contribution to the great mystical writings of the Church, are being translated and published by Ignatius Press. Among her most important works are Book of All Saints, Confession, The World of Prayer, Handmaid of the Lord, and The Passion from Within.