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Birgitta, The Passionate Prophet Florence Ekstrand

Birgitta, The Passionate Prophet

Florence Ekstrand

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Born to Swedish nobility in 1303, Birgitta Birgersdotter laid aside the role of manor wife to challenge kings, popes and emperors. Now, almost 700 years after her death, her passion, intellect and courage continue to fascinate us.Recognized as theMoreBorn to Swedish nobility in 1303, Birgitta Birgersdotter laid aside the role of manor wife to challenge kings, popes and emperors. Now, almost 700 years after her death, her passion, intellect and courage continue to fascinate us.Recognized as the outstanding writer of Swedens Medieval period, Saint Birgitta is the only officially canonized saint from the five Nordic countries and orders throughout the world bear her name. Her bones now rest in Vadstena, in the Abbey church of the Order she founded on the shores of beautiful Lake VetternThis remarkale account of her years in Sweden captures the spirit and humanity of a remarkable woman who aspired to divinity ... but lived her earthly life with zeal and grace.