By Katharine Scarfe Beckett
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Julian of Norwich was once a fourteenth-century lady who on the age of thirty had a sequence of shiny visions concentrated round the crucified Christ. two decades later, whereas residing as an anchoress in a church, she is thought to have set out those visions in a textual content referred to as the exhibiting of affection. Going opposed to the present pattern to put Julian within the class of mystic - a category which defines her visions as deeply inner most, mental occasions - this booklet units Julian’s considering within the context of a visionary undertaking used to tutor the Christian group.
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Anglo-Saxon Perceptions of the Islamic World (Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England) by Katharine Scarfe Beckett