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The Voices of Gemma Galgani

The Life and Afterlife of a Modern Saint

by Rudolph M. Bell

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Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7415286M
ISBN 100226041964
ISBN 109780226041964

ST. Gemma Galgani () was a beautiful Italian laywoman who was born near Lucca, lived in obscurity, died at o and yet has become known the world over and is fondly called "The Gem of Christ." Orphaned at seven, she had nonetheless been well schooled in spirituality by her holy mother, and from that early foundation in the Faith, she quickly rose to the highest . The voices of Gemma Galgani: the life and afterlife of a modern saint by Rudolph M Bell (Book) 3 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

St. Gemma Galgani, A spiritual daughter of St. Paul of the Cross, Gemma Galgani’s life carries a great message for all Passionists. To be called to be a Passionist is a calling “to suffer many things,” like Jesus himself who came not to be served but to serve and to offer his life for his brothers and sisters. Father Germano in his book The Life of St. Gemma Galgani, writes, “Satan was enraged at it and used all sorts of cunning to overthrow it. I have here to relate what seems incredible, but it is a real and historical fact in which there was no room for the play of imagination .

Rudolph M. Bell,, and Cristina Mazzoni,. The Voices of Gemma Galgani: The Life and Afterlife of a Modern o: University of Chicago Press, xvi+ pp. $ (cloth). Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. The Voices of Gemma Galgani: The Life and Afterlife of a Modern Saint.


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THE VOICES OF GEMMA GALGANI is a fascinating book about the life of a modern day saint. It is constructed with three main parts. First, it includes a discussion by Professor Bell on the conditions of church and state in Italy at the by: 5. The Voices of Gemma Galgani book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

My sister Angelina knows all about my things. This morni /5(13). THE VOICES OF GEMMA GALGANI is a fascinating book about the life of a modern day saint. It is constructed with three main parts. First, it includes a discussion by Professor Bell on the conditions of church and state in Italy at the time/5(8).

Then again, maybe Gemma Galgani knew all along that one day she would become "Saint Gemma". (Taken from the closing paragraph of the book "The Voices of Gemma Galgani" by Rudolph M.

Bell and Christina Mazzoni, Univ. of Chicago Press, ) "Fire. Fire in my heart. This morning it is burning. Dear Jesus, I love you so much. The voices of Gemma Galgani: the life and afterlife of a modern saint User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. A young Italian laywoman, Gemma Galgani () was the first person who lived in the 20th century to be canonized () as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church.

She was a mystic in the medieval Read full reviewReviews: 1. Gemma Umberta Maria Galgani was born on 12 March in the hamlet of Camigliano in the provincial town of Capannori. Gemma was the fifth of eight children; her father, Enrico Galgani, was a prosperous pharmacist.

Soon after Galgani's birth, the family relocated north from Camigliano to a large new home in the Tuscan city of Lucca in a move which was undertaken.

Her trials and the intimate details of her supernatural encounters—the voices of Gemma Galgani—are revealed here in this marvelous book by Rudolph M.

Bell and Cristina Mazzoni. Bell and Mazzoni have chosen and translated the most important of Gemma's words: her autobiographical account of her childhood, her diary, and key selections from 5/5(2).

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Get this from a library. The voices of Gemma Galgani: the life and afterlife of a modern saint. [Rudolph M Bell; Gemma Galgani, Saint; Cristina Mazzoni] -- Gemma Galgani was the first person who lived in the 20th century to become a saint. Born in Lucca, she died of tuberculosis at 25 after a life of intense personal spirituality.

Jesus caressed her as. "The Autobiography of Saint Gemma Galgani by Saint Gemma Galgani: " Publisher: Kindle E-Book Edition: ISBN ".

but my greatest affliction was not being able to love Jesus as I wished. Her trials and the intimate details of her supernatural encounters—the voices of Gemma Galgani—are revealed here in this marvelous book by Rudolph M.

Bell and Cristina Mazzoni. Bell and Mazzoni have chosen and translated the most important of Gemma's words: her autobiographical account of her childhood, her diary, and key selections from /5(3). Henry Galgani, Gemma’s father, was a man of the old stamp—good, simple, charitable.

And, as he knew not how to deceive anyone, so he could not believe that anyone would deceive him. His great good-nature became known, and not a few managed to turn it to their own account.

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Free shipping for many products. Rudolph M. Bell and Cristina Mazzoni. The Voices of Gemma Galgani. Chicago: U of Chicago E The Voices of Gemma Galgani, by Rudolph M.

Bell and Cristina Mazzoni, discusses the sainthood of the first saint beatified in the twentieth century, a young Italian woman whose life leads us to speculate on the role of mysticism in our modern world. In The Voices of Gemma Galgani, Rudolph Bell and Cristina Mazzonu let readers decide for themselves as they bring Gemma's writing into English for the first time.

Bell and Mazzoni have chosen and translated the most important of Gemma's words: the autobiographical account of her childhood, her diary, and key selections from her "ecstasies" and.

THE BOOK THE DEVIL TRIED TO BURN. Saint Gemma was a lay-person whose life was marked throughout by divine favors and extraordinary graces, and also great trials and sufferings.

Though she was a. Galgani contains pages of her letters alone. Another, Estasi-Diario-Autobiografia-Scritti Vari di S.

Gemma Galgani contains pages of her other writings. One does not have to read far in either of these volumes to be completely captivated by the simple and humble saint. The Saint Gemma Galgani Collection [4 Books] by Saint Gemma Galgani (Illustrated): Catholic Classics.

Includes 4 Books in 1: The Diary, Autobiography and Biography and a Life of Gemma Illustrations by Claude Monet Includes an Active Index, Table of Contents for each Book, and NCX Navigation/5.

The Voices of Gemma Galgani: The Life and Afterlife of a Modern Saint. By Rudolf M. Bell and Cristina Mazzoni. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

xviii, $) This is a multi-textured study of the spiritual experience of Gemma Galgani (). Ansichtskarte / Postkarte Berlin Friedrichshain, Petersburger Straße 77, Kapelle im Christkönigshaus, Gemma Galgani Altar and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at View the profiles of people named Gemma Galgani.

Join Facebook to connect with Gemma Galgani and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to.Gemma, then not more than two years of age.' [Elisa Galgani said that Gemma was three years of age when she first went to school, and since she was usually most exact in her statement she is not likely to be wrong on this occasion.] Even at this tender age Gemma had reached the use of reason and her intellect was prematurely Size: KB.