Jeanne Guyon - Selected Writings
The Classics of Western Spirituality Series
Translated, edited and introduced by: Dianne Guenin-Lelle & Ronney Mourad
Jeanne Guyon, seventeenth-century French mystic and Quietist, was marginalized and ignored by French historians for two centuries after her death. Yet, her spiritual writings have remained consistently popular among English-speaking audiences. Guyon had a strong influence among Quakers and Methodists in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and her message of self-abnegation and the complete abandonment of individual desires in conformity to God's will continues to inspire many Christians today.
This volume offers new, contemporary translations of her spiritual writings, including her Short and Easy Method of Prayer and her Commentary on the Song of Songs and a comprehensive introduction to her life and work.