Already in his lifetime and even more afterwards Ruusbroec's
works showed a tendency to break thtough the narrow limits of
the Netherlands linguistic area. Translations were spread
about in print much earlier than the original versions. This
edition presents on the one hand the critical Middle Dutch text and
on the other a new English Translation. A critical comment is
The volumes 5 and 6 of the Opera Omnia are
devoted to Van den geesteliken tabernakel.