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Medieval Women Mystics: Gertrude the Great, Angela of Foligno, Birgitta of Sweden, Julian of Norwich #2020

Medieval Women Mystics Gertrude the Great Angela of Foligno Birgitta of Sweden Julian of Norwich Presents writings of women of the th and th centuries This title is suitable for anyone interested in medieval and or women s spirituality church history as well as persons associated with the

  • Title: Medieval Women Mystics: Gertrude the Great, Angela of Foligno, Birgitta of Sweden, Julian of Norwich
  • Author: Elizabeth Ruth Obbard
  • ISBN: 9781565482784
  • Page: 189
  • Format: Paperback
  • Medieval Women Mystics: Gertrude the Great, Angela of Foligno, Birgitta of Sweden, Julian of Norwich By Elizabeth Ruth Obbard, Presents writings of 4 women of the 13th and 14th centuries This title is suitable for anyone interested in medieval and or women s spirituality, church history, as well as persons associated with the religious orders represented by mystics.

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    1. This book gives a collection of writings by four medieval women who experienced mystical visions Those visions were not just for their personal gratification but led them to live holier lives, instruct others, and give a concrete witness to the demands of Christ s love They are not the only women mystics of the time They have been selected to represent the variety of vocations available to women and to show a feminine response to grace These texts are not dry, technical scholasticism They do con [...]

    2. While it s nice to have some selections collected together and the introductions for each are well done it makes it difficult to read for any great length of time, since any narrative flow the originals possessed is disrupted by the selective process As a resource to dip into and glean nuggets of spirituality from another time, however, it is excellent Having four different mystic writers bound together also illustrates how incomparable Julian of Norwich really is among her contemporaries.

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