List of Abbreviations Introduction Chapter 1. The Office in Dominican Legislation, 1216-1303 Chapter 2. Detachment, Order, and Observance in Johannes Tauler and Heinrich Seuse Chapter 3. Liturgical Devotion and Visionary Order in the Fourteenth-Century Sisterbooks Chapter 4. The Office in Dominican Legislation, 1388-1475 Chapter 5. Contemplative Visualization Versus Liturgical Piety in Johannes Nider Chapter 6. Liturgical Community and Observant Spirituality in the Work of Johannes Meyer Notes Bibliography Index Acknowledgments
Claire Taylor Jones teaches German at the University of Notre Dame.
"Claire Taylor Jones has written a sure-footed, authoritative account of the Divine Office and its importance in Dominican spirituality, especially for German Observant women. Anyone interested in the history of medieval liturgy, the Dominican Order, Observant reform, or more broadly, women's spirituality and mysticism, should read her book."-Barbara Newman, Northwestern University