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St. Birgitta of Sweden

Author: Bridget Morris
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 1999.
Series: Studies in medieval mysticism, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the life and achievements of St Birgitta of Sweden, one of the most charismatic figures in the late medieval mystical tradition, founder of the Bridgettine order.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Bridget, of Sweden Saint; Bridget, of Sweden Saint
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bridget Morris
ISBN: 0851157270 9780851157276
OCLC Number: 40575276
Description: xi, 202 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. I. The Swedish Roots --
Ch. II. Childhood, Marriage and Motherhood --
Ch. III. Widowhood at Alvastra --
Ch. IV. The Rome Years --
Ch. V. The Last Pilgrimage --
Ch. VI. The Making of the Saint --
Ch. VII. The Birgittine Legacy.
Series Title: Studies in medieval mysticism, v. 1.
Other Titles: Saint Birgitta of Sweden
Responsibility: Bridget Morris.

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