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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
Blessed Angela of Foligno (c.1248-1309), while not widely known, is one of the most outstanding, most brilliant representatives of 13th-century Italian mysticism. In this excellent translation, Lachance provides an comprehensive introduction that summarizes Angela's inner journey, spirituality, and influence that will reach readers of medieval and women's visionary literature, feminists, and historians, as well as its usual devotional reading audience.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 417) and index.