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  • Jan van Ruysbroeck — three of whose most important works are here for the first time presented to English readers — is the greatest of the Flemish mystics, and must take high rank in any list of Christian contemplatives and saints.

    The Adornment of the Spritual Marriage

  • Then flourished Henry of Ghent, the Solemn Doctor; Van Maerlant, the great Flemish poet, and his continuator, Louis van Velthem; Philip Mussche, the chronicler, who became Bishop of Tournai; and the mystic Jan van Ruysbroeck.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • 326 Maeterlinck had translated selections from the writings of the Flemish mystic Jan van Ruysbroeck 1293-1381.

    Later Articles and Reviews


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