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Julian of Norwich: A Review

Julian of Norwich: A Review

It was into this world, one in which superstition and fear made themselves felt, where dissent was viewed with suspicion, and the voice of an educated woman was rarely welcomed, that Julian of Norwich appeared on the scene. Although there were few places where a woman, especially an inquisitive one, could safely explore intellectual and spiritual ideas, the convent and the anchorage provided that kind of safe space. Julian of Norwich has become a well-known figure in the modern age among those who desire to engage the mystical side of the Christian faith.