The Life of the Virgin Mary

Volume 8

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Anne Catherine Emmerich
New Light on the Visions of Anne Catherine Emmerich Series
  • Kettering, OH: 
    Angelico Press
    , June
     354 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.


Following an initial overview, part one commences with the visionary’s account of Mary’s parents Anne and Joachim and their Essene ancestors, closing with the immaculate conception under the golden gate. Part two covers Mary’s birth (including its effects in many places), presentation, life in the Temple, and wedding. Part three provides intimate details of the annunciation, visitation, journey to Bethlehem, the caves (cave of the nativity and milk cave), the nativity, and the adoration of the shepherds. Part four focuses on Mary’s relationship with Elizabeth, the arrival of the three kings, the purification, flight into Egypt, life in Egypt, and return. Part five describes Mary’s latter years and death and assumption at Ephesus. Finally, part six offers insights into Mary as mystical Virgin.

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

Anne Catherine Emmerich (1774–1824) lived from early childhood in almost continual vision of scenes from the Old and New Testaments.


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