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Author Baker, Denise Nowakowski.

Title Julian of Norwich's ""Showings"" : From Vision to Book.

Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource (227 pages)
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Series Princeton Legacy Library
Princeton legacy library.
Contents List of Illustrations ; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1; Affective Spirituality and the Genesis of A Book of Showings ; CHAPTER 2; From Visualization to Vision: Meditation and the Bodily Showings ; CHAPTER 3; ""Alle Shalle Be Wele"": The Theodicy of Juliam Of Norwich ; CHAPTER 4; The Parable of the Lord and Servant and the Doctrine of Original Sin ; CHAPTER 5; Reconceiving the Imago Dei: The Motherhood of Jesus and the Ideology of the Self ; CHAPTER 6 ; Re-Visions and A Book of Showings ; CONCLUSION; Notes ; Works Cited; Index.
Summary The first woman known to have written in English, the fourteenth-century mystic Julian of Norwich has inspired generations of Christians with her reflections on the ""motherhood"" of Jesus, and her assurance that, despite evil, ""all shall be well."" In this book, Denise Baker reconsiders Julian not only as an eloquent and profound visionary but also as an evolving, sophisticated theologian of great originality. Focusing on Julian's Book of Showings, in which the author records a series of revelations she received during a critical illness in May 1373, Baker provides the first histor.
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Subject Julian, of Norwich, 1343- Revelations of divine love.
Revelations of divine love (Julian, of Norwich)
Mysticism -- England -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Chronological Term 600-1500
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Baker, Denise Nowakowski. Julian of Norwich's ""Showings"" : From Vision to Book. Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2014
ISBN 9781400863914 (electronic bk.)
1400863910 (electronic bk.)