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'THE CITY AND THE BOOK' VI, SYMPOSIUM ON 'JULIAN OF NORWICH IN CONTEXT', CARROW ABBEY/PRIORY, NORWICH, 11 MAY 2013.
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JULIAN OF NORWICH ~

HER 'SHOWING OF LOVE' AND ITS CONTEXTS

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ULIAN OF NORWICH lived in an English cathedral city in the fourteenth, and the beginning of the fifteenth, centuries.

A contemplative, she wrote a theological treatise about her Showing of Love that can speak to us today.

She may also have participated in a medieval form of the Internet, called the Friends of God, in which both men and women, across Europe and through time shared their contemplative texts and supported each other in that work of contemplation, hallowing Creator and Creation . 

 

PREFACE


Oliveleaves§ and Hazelnut in Palm of Hand
 

HER TEXTS
 

The Westminster Cathedral Manuscript on the Hazelnut
in the Palm of Julian's Hand, that I have held in my hands
in Westminster Cathedral and Westminster Abbey

HER SELF

Father Nathanael, Icon of Julian of Norwich

ABOUT HER TEXTS

British Library, Amherst Manuscript  

BEFORE JULIAN:

The Ruthwell Cross, Scotland
 

JULIAN'S CONTEMPORARIES:
 

St Birgitta's Pilgrim Bowl in Birchwood inscribed in Cyrillic, Held in my Hands at Altomunster, Bavaria
 

AFTER JULIAN:

Dame Bridget More, O.S.B., Copyist of Julian, Descendant of St Thomas More, Colwich Abbey
 

JULIAN IN OUR TIME

Julian of Norwich, © Sculpture by Connie Cook, Pamphlet by Community of the Resurrection
 

Links to Lydia McCauley's music composed to Julian's 'And all shall be well': 
Sabbath Day's Journey, http://www.lydiamccauley.com/recordings.html§

and for sheet music of 'And all shall be well' composed for the harp by Shirley Starke, http://valkyriepub.tripod.com/sheetmusic.htm§


Image: Elly Fythian

Link to Linda Loving acting J. Janda's 'Julian' http://julianofnorwich.com/§

Link to Julian, Margery Duologue http://www.cdbagshaw.btinternet.co.uk/dana.htm§

Shop Handcrafts, Books/ *Booklets

Book Reviews General/Scholar

Bibliography Scholar
 

e-books on this Website

Julian of Norwich, The Showing of Love
Birgitta of Sweden, Revelationes
Catherine of Siena, The Orcherd of Syon
Miriam and Aaron: The Bible and Women
Equally in God's Image: Women in the Middle Ages
Sweet New Style: Essays on Brunetto Latino, Dante Alighieri and Geoffrey Chaucer
Nicolas of Lyra, Postilla super totam Bibliam in pdf files
Jarena Lee, Religious Experience and Journal
Rose Lloyds, An English Rose
Etc.

 


 

THE JULIAN OF NORWICH , SHOWING OF LOVE, EDITION OF ALL EXTANT MANUSCRIPTS:

The Julian Project completed the definitive edition of the three versions of Julian of Norwich'sShowing of Love, published by the University of Florence's SISMEL: Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2001, giving the texts, with facing page translations, from the Westminster, Paris, Amherst, and Sloane Manuscripts, and the Gascoigne and Upholland Fragments. It is based on the University of Leeds Masters and Doctoral Theses submitted by Sister Anna Maria Reynolds, C.P ., in 1947, 1956, checked anew against all the extant manuscripts and next transcribed letter by letter, line by line and folio by folio as they are in the earliest surviving texts. To order contact, galluzzo@sismel.it§ or juliana@tin.it§  Scholar/Contemplative/General/

To see an example of a page inside with parallel text in Middle English and Modern English, variants and explanatory notes, click here.


 

To order Julian of Norwich, Showing of Love: Extant Texts and Translation, ed. Sister Anna Maria Reynolds, C.P. and Julia Bolton Holloway (ISBN  88-8450-095-8), 848 pages, 18 full colour plates of the manuscripts, from University of Florence, SISMEL Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2001, 191 euro, e-mail
galluzzo@sismel.itaor from Julia Bolton Holloway


For Mediatheca 'Fioretta Mazzei' library holdings on Julian of Norwich and other contemplatives, see http://www.florin.ms/libgimel.html. The library is housed in the 'English' Cemetery, P.le Donatello, 38, 50132 FIRENZE, ITALY and one may become a member and reader through the gift to it of a book a year.



 
 

he 'Julian of Norwich Showing of Love and Its Contexts' Website is an electronic version of a portfolio of pamphlets created for a series of lectures given to Quakers on Medieval Mystics in an Anglican convent. The essays are intended for everyone, everywhere. They are available on the Internet and, * where asterisked, also as printed and hand-sewn booklets, as fascicles in Florentine bound portfolios, like those produced by the nuns in exile who were preserving Julian's texts at the Reformation, as well as on this CD. *These asterisked titles in hard copy may give coloured tipped-on plates, or photocopies of manuscripts, or the original Hebrew, Greek, Runes or Middle English, of material that is not accessible to the Web for copyright or technical reasons. It is especially advisable for libraries with women's studies holdings to purchase the Julian Library Portfolio as it includes autograph facsimiles of texts written by women. Titles underlined in colour are hyperlinked and their essays can be called up by clicking on them. Those followed by §are external links, needing an internet connection to call them up. (Links in Icelandic are called 'tenglar', knots, tangles.) You are encouraged to link to, print out, save and use any of the online materials listed here, if you courteously cite the source (not to do so is plagiary); with the exception of illustrative materials for which copyright may need to be renegotiated. Contact juliana@tin.it§
Julia Bolton Holloway
Hermit of the Holy Family
Biblioteca Fioretta Mazzei
'English' Cemetery
Piazzale Donatello 38
50132 FIRENZE
ITALY
on exchanging links or copyright permissions. From Florence by e-mail there is also a Discussion List, called Godfriends.

To obtain the Julian Library Portfolio of pamphlets and/or to join Godfriends, write to juliana@tin.it§ as above.

To join the Friends of Julian, contact the Julian Centre, Rouen Road, Norwich, U.K. Their e-mail addresses are: thejuliancentre@ukgateway.net, f.maton@btinternet.com The Julian Shrine greatly needs our help.

To join the Julian Meetings contact http://www.julianmeetings.org/


Simone Martini, Diptych, Museo Horne, Florence; © Editrice Giusti de Becocci, SRL, Italy


  Sister Anna Maria Reynolds C.P. was the greatest editor Julian ever had. During WWII she transcribed the extant microfilms with a microscope, a word at a time, for her Leeds University MA and Ph.D. theses. Subsequent editions are based on her meticulous work. In her nineties, blind, frail, she created a fine CD in which she discussed Julian with total recall of the text. It can be obtained for 12 euro from her at Cross and Passion Convent, 22 Griffith Avenue, Marino, Bublin 9, EIRE.


And Father Nathanael Smyth of Beloved Memory             
whose icon of 'Saint Julian of Norwich' expresses her
Benedictinism.


Fr Paolo Molinari, SJ

The Jesuits’ Postulator General, Fr. Paolo Molinari, SJ, whose first book was on Julian of Norwich, researches the lives of candidates for beatification and sainthood, Jesuits and others. Watching over him at the Curia in Rome are Jesuit saints Jogues, Borgia, Ignatius, and Xavier.

 


Pope Benedict XVI speaking on Julian of Norwich at the Papal Audience, 1 December 2010 http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/audiences/2010/documents/hf_ben-xvi_aud_20101201_it.html#
 

See http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/norwichjulian/norwichjulian.htm for more.






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