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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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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. Some will be familiar to many readers, such as Ritson’s famous condemnation of Lydgate as ‘this voluminous, prosaick, and driveling monk’ p. Sonya marked it as to-read Apr 04, But it is a revelation to read from Scott’s introduction to his edition ofSir Tristrem.

Women and Gender in Medieval Europe: Manuel Pulido Mendoza marked it as to-read Apr 29, However, her book has always been viewed with suspicion, indeed even bordering on heresy; her spirituality goes beyond conventional language as well as beyond accepted doctrines and modes of prayer.

Angela of Foligno’s Memorial by Cristina Mazzoni

Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Susan added it Mar 07, Pope Clement XI approved the veneration paid to her over the centuries in his beatification of her on 11 July and Pope Francis extended the veneration to all the Church on 9 Octoberdeclaring her a saint by the procedure of equivocal canonizationrecognizing the validity of the long-standing veneration of her.


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’. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Wnaryo added it Jun 17, The second text is known as Instructions and is composed of thirty-six instructional texts, a note about her death, and an epilogue. Lists with This Book. Three years later, Angela’s mother died, followed, a few months later, by her husband and children.

Angela of Foligno

Angela of Foligno “. Foligjo Appleton Company, Angela has increasingly become the focus of feminist studies and Cristina Mazzoni provides an interpretative essay to explore Angela’s Foligjo in terms ofm o d e m feminine theology.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Many people attributed miracles to her, which were accomplished at her tomb. This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Angela’s choice of language to describe her spiritual experiences, her references to food and to the smell of the divine, is attributed by Mazzoni to a female’s interest in food and the body.

Her remains repose in the Church of St. Octipi marked it as to-read Jun 29, In a direct and vigorous style, it tells of her suffering, visions, joy, identification with Christ, and finally her mystical union lf God.

However, the ancient mystical tradition described God’s word as food to be digested, and divine wisdom was regarded as sweet, or sweet-smelling. The Second Supplementary Step.

This annotated selection from the Memorial is preceded by a biographical introduction which places Angela’s text in its historical, fooigno, and spiritual context; the accompanying interpretive essay which follows compares Angela’s experience with that of twentieth-century Christian feminist theologians. Heather Pfeifle marked it as to-read Jun 12, Scribes Summary of the Seven Supplementary Steps.


A few days later, she had a vision of Christ appearing to her and promising to come personally to take her to heaven. Michael Long added it Mar 07, If you want poverty, pray.

Angela recorded the history of her conversion in her Book of Visions and Instructions. If you want hope, pray. Angela’s authority as a spiritual teacher may be gathered from the fact that Bollandusamong other testimonials, quotes Maximilian van der Sandtof the Society of Jesusas calling her the “‘Mistress of Theologians’, whose whole doctrine has been drawn out of the Book of Life, Jesus Christ, Our Lord”.

In a direct and vigorous style, Angela of Foligno is considered by many as the greatest mystical voice among Italian medieval women.

Angela of Foligno’s Memorial

To ask other readers questions about Angela of Foligno’s Memorialplease sign up. Angela of Foligno, T. Biography portal Catholicism portal Italy portal. Archived from the original on 14 October Angela of Foligno is considered by many as the greatest mystical voice among Italian medieval women. Be the first to ask a question about Angela of Foligno’s Memorial.

These teachings are rather more conventional in tone and have differences in vocabulary and emphasis from the Memorial — which may reflect redaction by several hands.

Part of a series on. Want to Read saving…. Contents The legacy of Angela of Foligno. Angela reports that she loved the world and its pleasures.

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