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Angela of Foligno : Complete Works - Romana Guarnier

Angela of Foligno

Complete Works

By: Romana Guarnier (Editor), Paul A. Lachance (Translator)

Paperback Published: 1st March 1993
ISBN: 9780809133666
Number Of Pages: 424

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The most in-depth and scholarly panorama of Western spirituality ever attempted

In one series, the original writings of the universally acknowledged teachers of the Catholic, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish, Islamic and Native American traditions have been critically selected, translated and introduced by internationally recognized scholars and spiritual leaders.

The texts are first-rate, and the introductions are informative and reliable. The books will be a welcome addition to the bookshelf of every literate religious persons". -- The Christian Century

Forewordp. 1
Prefacep. 5
Introduction
Panorama of the Life and Timesp. 15
Biographical Profilep. 16
Angela's Companionp. 23
Historical and Cultural Contextp. 24
Spiritual Currentsp. 25
The Franciscansp. 29
The Penitential Movementp. 33
The Women's Movementp. 36
Franciscan Womenp. 38
Mystical Floweringp. 39
Folignop. 42
The Formation of Angela's Bookp. 47
Brother Arnaldo, Angela's Confessor and Scribep. 47
The Two-Redaction Theoryp. 53
The Memorial: The Stages of Angela's Inner Journeyp. 55
Imitation of the Works of the Suffering God-Manp. 56
Union with God Accompanied by Powerful Feelings and Consolations That, Nonetheless, Can Find Expression in Words and Thoughtsp. 59
A Most Perfect Union with God That No Words or Thoughts Can Expressp. 64
Further Mystical Experiences (Recorded in the Instructions)p. 78
The Instructions: Angela as Spiritual Motherp. 81
Angela's Spiritualityp. 85
Angela's Influencep. 109
Note on the Translationp. 118
The Book of the Blessed Angela of Foligno
The Memorialp. 123
The Instructionsp. 219
Notes to Introduction and Textp. 319
Select Bibliographyp. 417
Indexp. 418
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ISBN: 9780809133666
ISBN-10: 0809133660
Series: Classics of Western Spirituality (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 424
Published: 1st March 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.84 x 15.19  x 3.05
Weight (kg): 0.59