Revelations of Divine Love

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And all shall be well and all manner of things shall be well. In 1373, when she was 30 years old, Julian of Norwich received a series of 16 visions. Pondering in prayer their meaning for 20 years, she gradually came to realize their full significance. Written from the heart and borne from experience, Revelations of Divine Love is inspiring reading for all who seek to live their lives in close union with God. Her reflections are steeped in the Bible, contain many profound insights into contemplative...
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Overview

And all shall be well and all manner of things shall be well. In 1373, when she was 30 years old, Julian of Norwich received a series of 16 visions. Pondering in prayer their meaning for 20 years, she gradually came to realize their full significance. Written from the heart and borne from experience, Revelations of Divine Love is inspiring reading for all who seek to live their lives in close union with God. Her reflections are steeped in the Bible, contain many profound insights into contemplative prayer, and are as relevant today as when they were originally written. A spiritual guide for today, Julian additionally holds the distinction of being the first woman to write a book in the English language.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780340980101
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 4/1/2010
  • Series: Hodder Classics Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,016,204
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Julian of Norwich (c.1342–c.1416) was an anchoress at the church of St. Julian, Norwich, where she received her 16 visions. Halcyon Backhouse is the editor of several Christian classics, including The Best of Meister Eckhart and The Cloud of Unknowing. Rhona Pipe is the author of The Big Book About Jesus and The Big Book of Bible Facts. Jeremy Begbie is a writer and lecturer on theology and founder of the Theology Through the Arts project.
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