Janet Ragsdale

An Invitation toSpiritual Direction
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A Story of Christian Spiritual Direction:
Desert Mothers and Fathers & Dame Julian of Norwich Follow a Mystical Journey

Bibliography

Bynum, Caroline Walker, Holy Feast & Holy Fast: The Religious Significance of Food to
Medieval Women, University of California Press, Berkley, 1987

Chilson, Richard, All Will Be Well: Based on the Classic Spirituality of Julian of
Norwich, Ave Maria Press, Notre Dame, 1995

Colledge, Edmund, Walsh, James, Julian of Norwich Showings, Paulist Press, Mahwah,
1978

Leech, Kenneth, Soul Friend: Spiritual Direction in the Modern World, Morehouse
Publishing, Harrisburg, 2001

Mursell, Gordon, The Story of Christian Spirituality: Two thousand years, from East to
West, Fortress Press, Minneapolis, 2001

Richardson, Alan, John Bowden, The Westminster Dictionary of Christian Theology,
Westminster Press, Philadelphia, 1983

Staley, Lynn, The Book of Margery Kempe, W. W. Norton & Company, N. Y., 2001
Voaden, Rosalynn, God’s Words, Women’s Voices: The Discernment of Spirits in the
Writing of Late-Medieval Women Visionaries, York Medieval Press,
Woodbridge, 1999

Yuen, Wai Man, Religious Experience & Interpretation: Memory as the Path to the
Knowledge of God in Julian of Norwich’s Showings, Peter Lang, New York,
2003

[1]
Kenneth Leech, Soul Friend: Spiritual Direction in the Modern World (Harrisburg PA: Morehouse, 2001), 30.
[2]
Ibid., 35.
[3]
Ibid., 33.
[4]
Gordon Mursell, The Story of Christian Spirituality: Two Thousand Years, From East to West (Minneapolis:
Fortress, 2001), 57-60.
[5]
Leech, 37-8.
[6]
Ibid., 38.
[7]
Ibid., 40.
[8]
Ibid., 135.
[9]
Ibid., 135-7.
[10]
Gordon, 137.
[11]
Ibid., 137.
[12]
Rosalynn Voaden, God’s Words, Women’s Voices: The Discernment of Spirits in the Writing of Late-Medieval
Women Visionaries
(Woodbridge: York Medieval Press, 1999), 17.
[13]
Ibid., 40.
[14]
Ibid., 40.
[15]
Ibid., 71.
[16]
Ibid., 154-7.
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[17]
Caroline Bynum, Holy Feast and Holy Fast: The Religious Significance of Food to Medieval Women (Berkley:
University of California Press,
1987), 2.
[18]
Ibid., 4.
[19]
Ibid., 5.
[20]
Ibid., 209.
[21]
Ibid., 296.
[22]
Ibid., 14.
[23]
Ibid., 15.
[24]
Ibid., 16.
[25]
Wai Man Yuen, Religious Experience and Interpretation: Memory as the Path to the Knowledge of God in Julian of
Norwich’s Showings
(New York: Peter Lang, 2003), 54.
[26]
Ibid., 55.
[27]
Bynum, 18.
[28]
Ibid., 18.
[29]
Yuen, 55-7.
[30]
Ibid., 83-4.
[31]
Ibid., 85.
[32]
Edmund Colledge and James Walsh, Julian of Norwich Showings (Mahwah: Paulist Press, 1978), 3-6.
[33]
Ibid., 9-12.
[34]
Colledge and Walsh, 19-21.
[35]
Yuen, 109.
[36]
Colledge and Walsh, 177-8.
[37]
Yuen, 113.
[38]
Ibid., 116-7.
[39]
Ibid., 118-9.
[40]
Leech, 141-2
[41]
Colledge and Walsh, 163-5.
[42]
Richard Chilson, All Will Be Well: Based on the Spirituality of Julian of Norwich (Notre Dame: Ave Maria Press,
1995), 2.
[43]
Lynn Stakey, The Book of Margery Kempe (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2001), 32.
[44]
Perhaps the recent ecological interest within some Christian circles demonstrates a similar exploration of
integrative spirituality. I believe it
can … and should.
[45]
As an introduction and resource to the spirituality of Julian I recommend Chilson’s thirty-day devotional guide;
Richard Chilson, All Will Be
Well: Based on the Spirituality of Julian of Norwich (Notre Dame: Ave Maria Press, 1995).