Norbert and Early Norbertine Spirituality is a collection of writings, appearing for the first time in English, produced by a 12th-century group known as the Norbertines or Order of Premonstratensians. The religious order founded by St. Norbert of Xanten in France in 1110. The group spread throughout Europe and still exists today. Here is found their earliest writings including biographies of early leaders, rules, ecclesiastical practices, and spiritual writings.
About the Classics in Western Spirituality series In one series, the original writings of the universally acknowledged teachers of Catholic, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, and Jewish traditions have been critically selected, translated, and introduced by internationally recognized scholars and spiritual leaders. This series provides a true primary resource to both the academy and the church through its presentation of ancient and at times obscure texts whose broad ecumenical scope is sure to help generate discussion about important issues in spirituality and theology.