Sophia duBay

About me

My novels focus on the lives of medieval mystics and lesser-known saints, bringing their stories out of the realm of the fantastical and into the touchable arena of troubled times, mystical doubts, and the triumphs over the hardships of life in the Middle Ages. In my novels I created what I call “touchable saints,” enabling readers to dive into the realm of Spirit while being able to fully empathize and relate to these incredible lives.

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The Mystical Union of Love

Sophia duBay  Bernard of Clairvaux (12th century), who wrote a substantial treatise on the ancient erotic love poem Song of Songs (also called the Song of Solomon and the Canticle of Canticles) – realized one crucial thing which in today’s mindset may seem odd, yet is ultimately quite beautiful: The spiritual…

Fire is the Name of Love

Sophia duBay 20th century theologian Karl Rahner believed that mysticism is natural to all people. The mystical mindset is the true state of our beinghood, often unrealized and undeveloped, yet still within our inherent capacity as human beings. Because we are “made in the image of God” and have been…

The Seat and Ground of the Soul

Sophia duBayTo conceptualize the soul is like conceptualizing Divinity: as a spiritual essence, the soul can’t be accurately described in images and form. Even so, there are times when we must speak in metaphor and comparison in order to try to understand even a small part of the mysteries of…

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