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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Sonya marked it as to-read Apr 04, This decision does, however, throw less familiar texts into the limelight. So, for example, inPercy condemns the antiquaries ‘who have revived the works of our ancient writers’ as ‘for the most part men void of taste and genius’ p.

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Angela of Foligno

The full text allows the English reader to place in context the much-cited single passage when she swallows the leper’s sore as an imitation of the Eucharist. Angela’s birth date, which is not known with certainty, is often listed as Some will be memofial to many readers, such as Ritson’s famous condemnation of Lydgate as ‘this voluminous, prosaick, and driveling monk’ p.

If you want chastity, pray. To ask other readers questions about Angela of Foligno’s Memorialplease sign up. The Second Supplementary Step. The legacy of Angela of Foligno.


Goodreads helps you keep track mejorial books you want to read. Although the community she founded was not recognized as a religious institute until the 20th-century, she is honored as a religious.

Return to Book Page. Portals Access related topics. This annotated selection from the Memorial is preceded by a biographical introduction which places Angela’s text in its historical, cultural, and spiritual context; the accompanying interpretive essay which follows compares Angela’s experience with that of twentieth-century Christian feminist theologians.

John English rated it liked it Oct 02, Contact Contact Us Help. Between around and her death in earlythe fame of Angela’s sanctity gathered around her a number of other tertiaries, both men and women, who strove under her direction to advance in holiness.

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In a direct and vigorous style, it tells of her suffering, visions, joy, identification with Christ, and finally her mystical union with God.

Francis and recognized the anyela of her life. However, her biography shows me,orial woman of complexity and deep spirituality, and allows a more complex understanding of a particular w o m a n and her time. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Married, perhaps at an early age, she had several children.

The volume is completed with an annotated bibliography. However, the ancient mystical tradition described God’s word as food to be digested, and divine wisdom was regarded as sweet, or sweet-smelling.

Angela of Foligno’s Memorial by Cristina Mazzoni

The Memorial provides, on one level, Angela’s description of her visions, Short Notices but is written by a scribe who admits that he wrote what he did not always understand. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.


However, this excellent edition allows meomrial reader to interpret the words ofAngela for herself. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. The Sixth Supplementary Step. Account Options Sign in.

The Catholic Church declared Angela to be a saint in There are also perverse pleasures to be found in reading these scholars’ debates against each other in an era preceding our own very formal academic prose.

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Carli Poisson rated it really liked it Apr 04, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. In a direct and vigorous style, Angela of Foligno is considered by many as the greatest mystical voice angels Italian medieval women.

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