Julian of Norwich : mystic and theologian /

Jantzen, Grace.

Julian of Norwich : mystic and theologian / Grace M. Jantzen. - New York : Paulist Press, ©1988. - x, 230 pages ; 23 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-227) and index.

Background and biography. Julian in her context ; Education and enclosure ; The life of an anchoress -- Julian's spirituality. Julian's prayers ; Julian's visions -- Julian's theology of integration. 'Love was his meaning' : Julian's theological method ; The Trinity : attributes of love ; Creation and asceticism : expressions of love -- Wounds into honours. Sin and suffering ; Spiritual growth and healing.

An illuminating study of Julian, giving a picture of a remarkably fresh thinker whose questions and concerns are as topical today as when they were written in the 14th century.

0809129922 9780809129928


Julian, of Norwich, 1343-

Devotional literature, English (Middle)--History and criticism.
Mysticism--History--England--Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Women and literature--History--England--To 1500.
Women mystics--England--Biography.

BV5095.J84 / J36 1988

248.2/2/0924 B


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