Jeanne Guyon was a seventeenth-century French mystic and Quietist, and a fascinating figure in the court of Louis XIV. This book offers new translations of her most important spiritual and autobiographical writings and introduces readers to her life and work. This introduction is beneficial to those who are seeking new spiritual direction or for those who are interested in the life of a female saint whose influence is still known today.
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Jeanne-Marie Bouvier de la Motte-Guyon (1648 –1717) was a French mystic and advocate of Quietism,considered heretical by the Roman Catholic Church. She was imprisoned from 1695 to 1703 after writing a book on the topic, A Short and Easy Method of Prayer.