Nancy Gish wrote:
> Julian's /Revelations of Divine Love/ is not long and is easily
> available in paperback and has been for a long time. Why not just
> read her if one is interested?
Actually and at least just as easily, you can just read her right
on the site CR has pointed to:
> >>> Chokh Raj 07/23/10 9:36 PM >>>
> *From "The Shewings of Julian of Norwich: Introduction"*
> "Than He, without voice and openyng of lippis [lips], formys [forms]
> in my soule these words: /Herewith is the fend /[fiend]/ overcome/".
> "Julian's showings comprise visual images, words that emerge in her
> mind fully articulated, and spiritual events without sensuous
> representation, either visual or verbal. She carefully reports not
> only the content of her experiences, but also their modes of
> perception: "All this was shewid by thre, that is to sey, be bodily
> sight, and by word formyd in my understonding, and be gostly sight.
> But the gostly sight - I cannot ne may not shew it as hopinly ne as
> fully as I wolde" [All this was shown in three ways, that is to say,
> by bodily sight, by words formed in my mind, and by spiritual sight.
> But I cannot nor may not show the spiritual sight as openly nor as
> fully as I would wish to do] (lines 340-43; see also 2974-79). And
> again, "Than He, without voice and openyng of lippis [lips], formys
> [forms] in my soule these words: /Herewith is the fend /[fiend]/
> overcome/" (lines 500-01; see also 2829-30)."