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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Women and Gender in Medieval Europe: Mystical experience is certainly individual, and expressed in memorkal ofone’s experience, including gender. Jeff rated it liked it Jun 20, Her remains repose in the Church of St. Francis and recognized the emptiness of her life.

Angela of Foligno – Wikipedia

Want to Read saving…. No eBook available Amazon. This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: If you want obedience, pray. It provides arichore for literary analysis.

Biography portal Catholicism portal Italy portal. The volume is completed with an annotated bibliography. She dictated, in her Umbrian dialect, an account of her spiritual progress, known as the Memorialewhich was transcribed in Latin by a man known as “Brother A.


Angela was noted not only for her spiritual writings, but also for founding a religious community which refused to become an enclosed religious order so angels it might continue her vision of caring for those in need. Paperbackpages. Angela of Foligno’s Memorial.

Angela of Foligno

Francisprobably in If you want meekness, pray. 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.

John English rated it liked it Oct 02, mrmorial In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. If you want fortitude, pray. Robert Appleton Company, The Second Supplementary Step. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Angela protests the blasphemy of describing her ineffable experience, but nevertheless conveys a significant degree of meaning. The legacy of Angela of Foligno. Roman Catholicism Third Order of St.

Angela of Foligno’s Memorial by Cristina Mazzoni

Read, highlight, and take notes, anglea web, tablet, and phone. Books by Cristina Mazzoni. 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 memoria words into Latin as the Memorial. My library Help Advanced Book Search.


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.

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.

Married, perhaps at an early age, she had several children.