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Birgitta of Sweden

Marguerite T. Harris

Birgitta of Sweden

Life and Selected Revelations (Classics of Western Spirituality)

by Marguerite T. Harris

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Paulist Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian religious experience,
  • ca. 1303-1373,
  • Religion,
  • Christian Mysticism,
  • of Sweden, Saint,,
  • Sweden,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Private revelations,
  • General,
  • Christian saints,
  • Bridget,
  • Theosophy,
  • Biography,
  • Religious,
  • Visions,
  • Bridget,,
  • Early works to 1800

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7974724M
    ISBN 100809104342
    ISBN 109780809104345

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The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden, Volume 3: Liber Caelestis, Books VI-VII by Bridget Morris Hardcover $ Only 4 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by FREE Shipping.5/5(2). About the editor: Bridget Morris was formerly Senior Lecturer in Scandinavian Studies at the University of Hull.

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Birgitta of Sweden.5/5(5). Birgitta of Sweden. Birgitta of Sweden. () Birgitta of Sweden spent her life in two distinct segments, one as a mother and the other as a mystic. She is best known for writing books about her mystical visions of Jesus and Mary and letters to many Church and political leaders.

Later in her life, as a result of her visions, she took an active roll in urging the Pope, living in Avignon, to return to. Book IV includes some of Birgitta's most influential visions, with topics ranging from the Avignon papacy and purgatory, to the Hundred Years' War.

Book V, the Liber Quaestionum (Book of. Birgitta of Sweden (d. ) is one of the most celebrated female visionaries and authors of the Middle Ages and a central figure in the history of late-medieval religion. An aristocratic widow, Birgitta left her native country in and settled in Rome, where she established herself as an outspoken critic of the Avignon Papacy and an Released on: J Saint Bridget (Birgitta) of Sweden.

Book 1. The words of our Lord Jesus Christ to His chosen and dearly beloved bride, Saint Bridget, about the proclamation of His most holy Incarnation and the rejection, desecration and abandonment of our faith and baptism, and how He bids His beloved bride and all Christian people to love Him. Chapter 1.

All three women, Birgitta of Sweden, Catherine of Siena, and Julian of Norwich, wrote books called Revelations, Birgitta's unfolding from until her death inCatherine's,Julian's perhaps from Margery Kempe copied them. Princess Birgitta was involved with golf and charities outside of Sweden and was an honorary board member of the (British) Royal Swedish Golfing Society, a position she took over when her uncle Prince Bertil died.

She had her own golf competition in Majorca, the Princess Birgitta Trophy, at her home golf course. Title, styles, honours and armsFather: Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten.

Boydell & Brewer, - Biography & Autobiography - pages 1 Review St Birgitta of Sweden was one of the most charismatic figures in the late medieval mystical tradition.4/5(1).

Birgitta of Sweden (c. ) The Catholic history of Scandinavia is rich in its legacy of saints and blesseds: Canute, Eric, Hallvard, Henry, Olaf, Sigfrid, Thorlac and many : The patron saint of Sweden, Birgitta was an influential figure in the religious and political life of fourteenth-century Europe.

An outspoken proponent of reform within the Church, she is largely. The Heavenly Emperor’s Book to Kings was compiled by Alfonso of Jaén after the death of Birgitta, probably inand was most likely included in the submission to Pope Urban VI on the occasion of her promotion as a saint.

The book contains fifty-eight revelations, mainly on the government of kings, and specifically the Swedish King Magnus, and is in this respect an interesting commentary on. Saint Bride and her book: Birgitta of Sweden's revelations, translated from middle English, introduction, by Julia Bolton Holloway, () Arne Jönsson, St.

Bridget's Revelations to the Popes: an edition of the so-called Tractatus de summis pontificibus, (Lund: Lund University Press, )Born: c. Uppland, Sweden. The Revelations of St.

Birgitta of Sweden, and The Mystical City of God are by far the two best books on private s: 5. The life and revelations of Saint Birgitta (c. ), Sweden's 'Joan of Arc,' a wife, mother and mystic who influenced both spiritual and political spheres of Europe.

Birgitta of Sweden was a major personality and one of the most multifaceted saints fo the latter part of the Middle Ages.

She was a cousin of the swedish KingMagnus, married at thirteen, and had eight childre before her Pages: St. Birgitta of Sweden (, canonized ) was one of the most charismatic and influential female visionaries of the later Middle Ages.

Altogether, she received some revelations, dealing with subjects ranging from meditations on the human condition, domestic affairs in Sweden, and ecclesiastical matters in Rome, to revelations in praise of the Incarnation and devotion to the : Oxford University Press.

St Birgitta of Sweden was one of the most charismatic figures in the late medieval mystical tradition. In Rome she succeeded in commanding prelates and popes, and throughout the courts of Europe she engaged in political secular intrigues; she married and produced eight children, yet became the only woman in the fourteenth century to be canonised; and in an age where new Price: $.

St Birgitta of Sweden () irgitta of Sweden, like Hildegard of Bingen, began her intense political and authorial career suddenly in her forties. Birgitta was widowed in and at that point commenced her role as prophet not just to Sweden but to all of Europe.

Birgitta of Sweden (Birgitta Birgersdotter, /) and her younger contemporary Catherine of Siena (Caterina Benincasa, ) form the most powerful.An account of the life and achievements of St Birgitta of Sweden, one of the most charismatic figures in the late medieval mystical tradition, founder of the Bridgettine order.

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