Adrienne von Speyr: a Mystic for Today

Adrienne von Speyr: a Mystic for Today

by Dr. Matthew Sutton          September 14, 2012

Mysticism, spirituality. Reading time: 4 min.

 
On September 17, 1967, forty-five years ago, the Swiss Catholic physician and mystic, Adrienne von Speyr, died. Her life as a married woman with two step-children, as a gifted medical physician, and as a spiritual writer of many books has inspired many people to deepen their mission of prayer and compassion. Dr. Matthew Sutton, from St. John's University, is the author of a doctoral dissertation on Adrienne von Speyr. He shares with us his theological and personal encounter with the Swiss mystic.
 

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