Scenes from the Lives of the Saints

Also Relics, Blessed Objects, and Some Other Persons Described

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Anne Catherine Emmerich
Translator(s): 
James Richard Westmore
New Light on the Visions of Anne Catherine Emmerich Series
  • Kettering, OH: 
    Angelico Press
    , May
     2018.
     248 pages.
     $16.95.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781621383758.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.
Review coming soon!

Review by David Morgan forthcoming.

Description

In the first part the visionary provides details of the lives of 59 saints, among them Agatha, Anthony of Padua, Thomas Aquinas, Augustine, Benedict and Scholastica, Catherine, Dionysius the Areopagite, Francis and Clare of Assisi, Ignatius of Loyola (and Aloysius), Justina and Cyprion, Nicholas of Fluë, Perpetua and Felicity, and Paul and Thekla. Part two gives examples of Anne Catherine’s gift of recognizing relics and other blessed objects, leading into deep insights regarding those to whom they relate. Part three presents the fascinating story of two individuals unknown to history: Datula (along with her princely husband Pontianus) and the mysterious Judith of Africa, a Jewess living in a region called the Mountains of the Moon. The closing reflection is on Mary of Agreda.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Anne Catherine Emmerich (Sept. 8, 1774–Feb. 9, 1824) lived from early childhood in almost continual vision of scenes from the Old and New Testaments. By the time she had become (at 29) an Augustinian nun, the visions were concerned primarily with the life of Jesus.

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