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Revelations of Divine Love

Gelesen von David Barnes

(4,909 Sterne; 44 Bewertungen)

Julian of Norwich (c. November 8, 1342 – c. 1416) is considered to be one of the greatest English mystics. Little is known of her life aside from her writings. Even her name is uncertain, the name "Julian" coming from the Church of St Julian in Norwich, where she occupied a cell adjoining the church as an anchoress. At the age of thirty, suffering from a severe illness and believing she was on her deathbed, Julian had a series of intense visions. (They ended by the time she overcame her illness on May 13, 1373.) These visions would twenty years later be the source of her major work, called Sixteen Revelations of Divine Love (circa 1393). This is believed to be the first book written by a woman in the English language. Julian became well known throughout England as a spiritual authority. (Summary from Wikipedia) (7 hr 20 min)

Chapters

Chapter 1

5:26

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Chapter 2

4:02

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Chapter 3

5:02

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Chapter 4

3:54

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Chapter 5

4:39

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Chapter 6

6:13

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Chapter 7

6:17

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Chapter 8

4:18

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Chapter 9

3:37

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Chapter 10

9:18

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Chapter 11

5:58

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Chapter 12

3:34

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Chapter 13

4:51

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Chapter 14

3:47

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Chapter 15

3:38

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Chapter 16

3:29

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Chapter 17

6:21

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Chapter 18

4:08

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Chapter 19

4:14

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Chapter 20

3:32

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Chapter 21

3:45

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Chapter 22

5:30

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Chapter 23

5:02

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Chapter 24

3:06

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Chapter 25

4:15

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Chapter 26

2:07

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Chapter 27

4:26

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Chapter 28

3:47

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Chapter 29

1:59

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Chapter 30

2:55

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Chapter 31

5:42

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Chapter 32

6:03

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Chapter 33

3:35

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Chapter 34

2:59

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Chapter 35

4:57

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Chapter 36

6:54

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Chapter 37

2:58

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Chapter 38

3:40

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Chapter 39

4:50

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Chapter 40

5:34

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Chapter 41

6:46

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Chapter 42

6:53

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Chapter 43

6:14

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Chapter 44

2:47

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Chapter 45

4:40

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Chapter 46

5:29

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Chapter 47

5:00

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Chapter 48

5:29

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Chapter 49

5:58

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Chapter 50

4:07

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Chapter 51

31:03

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Chapter 52

9:38

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Chapter 53

6:49

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Chapter 54

4:04

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Chapter 55

6:00

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Chapter 56

5:45

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Chapter 57

6:05

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Chapter 58

7:18

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Chapter 59

5:21

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Chapter 60

6:51

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Chapter 61

7:30

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Chapter 62

3:48

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Chapter 63

5:36

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Chapter 64

6:28

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Chapter 65

4:49

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Chapter 66

6:24

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Chapter 67

4:17

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Chapter 68

3:32

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Chapter 69

3:02

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Chapter 70

4:28

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Chapter 71

2:55

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Chapter 72

6:11

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Chapter 73

4:46

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Chapter 74

5:45

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Chapter 75

4:59

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Chapter 76

4:36

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Chapter 77

6:18

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Chapter 78

4:46

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Chapter 79

4:30

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Chapter 80

4:43

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Chapter 81

3:10

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Chapter 82

4:21

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Chapter 83

2:52

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Chapter 84

1:57

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Chapter 85

2:12

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Chapter 86

3:28

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Bewertungen

Lovely reading of of a classic of Christian spirituality

(5 Sterne)

Julian's profound insights into the ineffable reality of her mystical experience of the human within the divine and the divine within the human has made this work a classic of the Christian faith--this despite the the fact that a number of her ideas were considered controversial, even heretical, by her contemporaries, including her belief in the motherhood (as well as fatherhood) of God and Christ, and a God incapable of wrath. David Barnes sensitive and nuanced reading of the complete work greatly enhances our appreciation and understanding of this classic. I will definitely look for more of his narrations. Thank you so much, David--you have succeeded in making this sometimes difficult work quite accessible to the ordinary listener.

(5 Sterne)

The book is totally amazing. I have long since heard of Julian of Norwich, and intended to read her book, but never got round to it. I am so glad I found this. At first I was put off by the idea of a man reading, I felt a woman reading it would have been more appropriate. HOWEVER, I soon changed my mind. David's voice is so warm, calm, deep and somehow comforting, I felt it lent itself perfectly to the text. I have just finished it, and will promptly start again from the beginning. This should be on a list of must - read books!

(5 Sterne)

There is profound comfort in this work. I have read it many times never tire of it. I was very happy to find this audio recording of it. The reading was excellent and will not disappoint you if you are also intrigued with Julian’s writings.

Masterful reading

(5 Sterne)

A deep text, rich in spiritual insights. David reads it in a measured and fully accessible way. A real treat.

A enlightening book

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The reader has a very soothing voice.

Love it. Have listened to it for years. David Barnes'!

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Love it. Have listened to it for years. David Barnes'!

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Thank you God thank you librivox thank you David (narrator)!