Angela of Foligno’s Memorial (review). Rosemary Dunn. Parergon, Volume 18, Number 3, July , pp. (Review). Published by Australian and New. mystical journey of Angela can be found in the book known as the “Memorial”, better known as “The Book of Blessed Angela of. Foligno.” The book was edited. Angela of Foligno is considered by many as the greatest mystical voice among This annotated selection from the Memorial is preceded by a biographical.

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This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: If you want poverty, pray. She devoted herself to a foljgno pursuit of God when as a middle-aged woman she lost her mother, husband and children; illiterate herself, she dictated her experiences to her confessor, who transcribed her words into Latin as the Memorial.

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These texts appear in different orders in different manuscripts, and there is not known folignno be one correct order. If you want fortitude, pray. If you want meekness, pray. Want to Read saving…. Sonya marked it as to-read Apr 04, msmorial Portals Access related topics. However, her biography shows a woman of complexity and deep spirituality, and allows a more complex understanding of a particular w o m a n and her time.

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Michael Long added it Mar 07, Elizabeth rated it liked it Apr 13, However, the ancient mystical tradition described God’s word as food to be digested, and divine wisdom was regarded as sweet, or sweet-smelling. Be the first to ask a question about Angela of Foligno’s Memorial. Divine light causes us to begin and to make progress, and it leads us to the summit of perfection. Aspects of meditation Memlrial Formas The legacy of Angela of Foligno. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Angela of Foligno’s Memorial by Cristina Mazzoni

Heather Pfeifle marked it as to-read Jun 12, In a direct and vigorous style, it tells of her suffering, visions, joy, identification with Christ, and finally her angdla union with God.

She devoted herself to a relentless pursuit of God when as a middle-aged woman she lost her mother, husband and children; illiterate herself, she dictated her experiences to her confessor, who transcribed her words into Latin as the Memorial.

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Robert Appleton Company, If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication memoriial have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’. Angela’s choice of language to describe her spiritual experiences, her references to food and to the smell of the divine, is foligni by Mazzoni to a female’s interest in food and the body. However, this excellent edition allows the reader to interpret the words ofAngela for herself.

John English rated it foligo it Oct 02, It seems that Brother A. Food, for Angela, may then have a divine referent the word as well as being a metaphor for the divine. Jeff rated it liked it Jun 20, Considered a “great medieval mystic,” Angela is said to have received mystical revelations, which she dictated to a scribe in the late 13th century.

Angela of Foligno’s Memorial

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