I. The Spirituality of Regular Canons in the Twelfth Century
II. The Cistercian Conception of Community
III. Did the Twelfth Century Discover the Individual?
IV. Jesus as Mother and Abbot as Mother: Some Themes in Twelfth-Century Cistercian Writing
V. Women Mystics in the Thirteenth Century: The Case of the Nuns of Helfta
Appendix: Monastic and Canonical Treatises of Practical Spiritual Advice
Index of Secondary Authors