Synopses & Reviews
Angela of Foligno has risen from relative obscurity to a prominent rank among the most significant representatives of the Franciscan and Christian mystical tradition. The scorching yet feminine way in which she narrates her dramatic love affair with the passionate ldquo;suffering Godmanrdquo; strikes a chord in contemporary readers. The intensity of her account has no match in Christian mystical literature.Selections from Memorial the first part of her book recount the progression in her spiritual journey. Passages from Instructions the second part reveal her role as mother and ldquo;teacher of theologians.rdquo;
In this series New City Press, in conjuction with the Augustinian Heritage Institute, will provide the complete works of Saint Augustine for the first time in the English language. New translations, introductions and notes by renowned Augustinian scholars.