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On May 8, 1373, 30-year-old Julian of Norwich, sick and near death, had a series of visions of Christ. In these 16 visions she learnt about God's loving nature. God in Julian's visions was not angry and wrathful. Instead, the three properties of God were presented as life, love and light, and all of His creation was good, including his servant, man. In Julian's version, Man is not to blame for his sin; instead it is something that he must experience and overcome in his spiritual journey with God.

The version of Christian theology presented in Revelations of Divine Love - the first published book in English attributed to a woman - was highly liberal and incredibly progressive for its time. The book contains some of the most profound spiritual writing ever written and remains a perennial favorite among Christians.

Public Domain (P)2017 Naxos AudioBooks

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Extraordinary narration, questionable translation

I could scarcely imagine a more captivating, charming narrator than Katie Scarfe for this incredible book. I adore Julian and her message of love. However, I was not aware that this was the Mirabai Starr translation, which is no deeper than the plot of a feel-good movie. The translation, if you can call it that, glosses over difficult linguistic and conceptual realities in favor of an upbeat modernization. The result is a shallow, overly simplistic rendering. Had I know this, I wouldn't have purchased it. So five stars for extraordinary narration, five stars for Julian's original message, and one star for translation.

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Beautiful Revelation of Truth

This book will leave you knowing you are precious, protected, and wholly loved by God. You will not be the same person after reading this book that you were before you began it if you allow Julian’s revelations to enter in your heart. I highly recommend this book if you are seeking to deepen your relationship with God.

Carolyn Berghuis, MS, ND, CTN