The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden Hardback
The Heavenly Emperor's Book to Kings, the Rule, and Minor Works
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The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden
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The varied styles of her revelations are dominated by frequent juxtapositions of memorable images and allegories that illustrate her fierce and fertile imagination, her sharp powers of observation and understanding, and her passionate and receptive storytelling powers. This fourth and final volume of the translation of the Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden, comprises The Heavenly Emperor's Book to Kings, The Rule, and minor works. While the complete collection of Birgitta's books-called Liber caelistis-ends with Books VII, the eighth book was added after her death. It was compiled by Alfonso of Jaen, and is prefaced by his own treatise, titled The Hermits Letter to Kings, which examines the ways in which revelations are tested and proven to be true visions conferred by the Holy Spirit. The translation is based on the recently completed critical edition of the Latin text and promises to be the standard English translation of the Revelations for years to come.
The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden was published by Oxford University Press Inc in November 2015. The ISBN for The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden is 9780195166286.
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|Page last updated||30th August 2016|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press Inc (November 2015)|
|Number of Pages||416|