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Complete Julian of Norwich

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ISBN-10: 155725639X

ISBN-13: 9781557256393

Edition: N/A

Authors: John Julian

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The most engaging and complete collection available of this 14th century English mystic The Revelations of Julian of Norwich is the first book written in English by a woman in this case, by a 14th century recluse who recounts the poignant, subtle, and radical insights granted to her in sixteen visions of the crucified Christ as she lay on what was believed to be her deathbed. Julianrsquo;s miraculous recovery from that illness then led to twenty more years of reflection and contemplation on those revelations and finally to her writing a detailed account of her mystical experience. Her work in the same Middle English as her contemporary Geoffrey Chaucer is dense, deeply intuitive, and…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Publisher: Paraclete Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 450
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Illustration: The Medieval Parishes of the City of Norwich
Introduction and Major Themes
Optimism
Transcendence of History
No Wrath in God
Sin Has No Substance
God Will Work His Will
Mysticism Without Histrionics
Blindness
Prayer
Julian's Aims, Compared to Those of Her Contemporaries
Texts and Abbreviations
Surviving Manuscripts
Abbreviations Used in This Book
All About Julian
Julian's Identity
Julian's Education
Testimonial Evidence of Julian's Existence
Julian and Margery Kempe
Date and Time of Julian's Visions
Julian's Cell and Domestic Habits
Julian's Church
Julian's Papacy
Julian's Bible
The Revelations, with Annotations
Through
Appendices
Julian's Crucifix
The Floods in Norwich
The Pestilence ("The Black Death")
The Holy Year and The Vernicle
Saint John of Beverley
God in a Point
Pilate and Dionysius the Areopagite
The Wounds of Christ
Pellets, Eaves, and Herring
Predestination and Salvation in Julian
God as Mother
Behovabil
The Stabat Mater
The Holy Trinity
Notes
Sources and Recommended Reading
Julian Texts and Translations
Background on Julian of Norwich
Julian of Norwich
Julian's Cell and Monastic Habits
Julian and Margery Kempe
History of Julian's Religious Era
The Religious Milieu of the Fourteenth Century
Julian's Bible
The Papacy in Julian's Time
Julian's Church Building
The Norwich Floods
The Pestilence ("The Black Death")
About Pilate
About Denis of France
Devotional Reading Based on Julian
Novels and Plays about Julian
Dictionaries and Linguistic References