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by Father John-Julian

eBook A Lesson of Love: The Revelations of Julian of Norwich (English and Middle English Edition) epub
  • ISBN: 0802710298
  • Author: Father John-Julian
  • Genre: Christians
  • Subcategory: Churches & Church Leadership
  • Language: English Middle English
  • Publisher: Walker & Co; First Edition edition (May 1, 1988)
  • Pages: 1 pages
  • ePUB size: 1809 kb
  • FB2 size 1196 kb
  • Formats azw lit doc mbr


Presents a new translation from the Middle English of the writings of a fourteenth century anchoress, or hermit.

Presents a new translation from the Middle English of the writings of a fourteenth century anchoress, or hermit. by Father John-Julian (Author).

John-Julian, OJN, from the Middle English of Julian of Norwich. desert fathers or even the Cistercians who could not bare to set up one of their monasteries within hearing of the bells of another monastery. Julian's visions as spiritual literature don't seem to have been particularly well known in the middle ages. It survives in one manuscript of a short version and three manuscripts of a long version, the oldest of which dates from the fifteenth century. By contrast here Christ and the Devil come to Julian while she is in bed. It could hardly be more homely.

Presents a new translation from the Middle English of the writings of a fourteenth century anchoress, or hermit, who describes a series of mystical revelations.

A Lesson of Love: The Revelations of Julian of Norwich. by Julian of Norwich.

Father John-Julian, Julian of Norwich. Presents a new translation from the Middle English of the writings of a fourteenth century anchoress, or hermit, who describes a series of mystical revelations show more.

Revelations of Divine Love is a medieval book of Christian mystical devotions. It was written by an anchoress called Dame Julian, now known as Julian of Norwich, about whom almost nothing is known. Julian, who lived all her life in the English city of Norwich, wrote about the sixteen mystical visions or "shewings" she received in 1373, when she was thirty

Julian of Norwich’s Revelations of Divine Love. These visions are described in the Revelations of Divine Love, which is the first work in English to be authored by a woman.

Julian of Norwich’s Revelations of Divine Love. Two versions of the text exist. There is a 'Short Text', which appears to have been written down soon after Julian recovered from the illness that nearly killed her in 1373. In it, Julian describes the terrifying recent events of her deathbed and the spiritual comfort she received during her darkest hour. The version which you can see here – the so-called ‘Long Text’ – was composed decades after the Short Text

Julian of Norwich is one of the most celebrated figures of the English Middle Ages.

Julian of Norwich is one of the most celebrated figures of the English Middle Ages. Julian lived as an anchoress in Norwich, and after recovering from a serious illness she described the visions that had come to her during her suffering.

Julian of Norwich, celebrated mystic whose Revelations of Divine Love (or Showings) is generally considered one of the most remarkable documents of medieval religious experience

Julian of Norwich, celebrated mystic whose Revelations of Divine Love (or Showings) is generally considered one of the most remarkable documents of medieval religious experience. She spent the latter part of her life as a recluse at St. Julian’s Church, Norwich. On May 13, 1373, Julian was healed. Thank you for your feedback.

Presents a new translation from the Middle English of the writings of a fourteenth century anchoress, or hermit, who describes a series of mystical revelations
Comments: (2)
MegaStar
This is one of the most treasured books in my library next to the bible, liturgy of the hours, and missal. It is a book for thought and meditation. It is profound. Her insights of the Holy Trinity will enlighten and help one in their spiritual journey. This translation becomes a book of prayer.
Lyrtois
Good rendition of her works, not finished with it yet.
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