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An account of Anne Catherine Emmerich’s visions of the sufferings of Christ. A heart-rending and surprising summation of the passion of Christ, Emmerich’s visions remain faithful to the biblical narrative of Christ’s pain. This work was used as inspiration for the major motion picture The Passion of the Christ, directed by Mel Gibson.

Author Bio

Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich (September 8, 1774 – February 9, 1824) was a Roman Catholic Augustinian nun, stigmatic, mystic, visionary and ecstatic. She was born in Flamschen, a farming community at Coesfeld, in the Diocese of Münster, Westphalia, Germany and died in Dülmen, aged 49. She was beatified on October 3, 2004 by Pope John Paul II.