Julian of Norwich
A Contemplative BiographyBook - 2010
In 1373, a thirty-year-old woman named Julian, living in East Anglia, England, began receiving visions--what she later called "sixteen showings"--that revealed to her the reality of the love of God. When she wrote these down, they became the first English-language book ever written by a woman. In this groundbreaking biograohy, AMy Frykholm recreates Julian's world and paints a vivid picture of a remarkable woman's place in it.