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  • The Book of Margery Kempe


    The Book of Margery Kempe is a medieval text by the 15th-century Christian mystic, Margery Kempe. Though fragments were known previously, the full text was not found until 1934. The text recounts aspects of Kempe's life, who traveled on pilgrimages, describing visions and interactions with biblical figures including Jesus and her witnessing both his birth and crucifixion. Told in style expressing religious humility, the text includes themes of piety, faith and the miraculous.