Juliana of Norwich

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Juliana of Norwich

(nôr`ĭch), d. c.1443, English religious writer, an anchoress, or hermit, of Norwich called Mother (or Dame) Juliana or Julian. Her work, completed c.1393, Revelations of Divine Love, is an expression of mystical fervor in the form of 16 visions of Jesus. Dominant ideas are the great love of God for men and the detestable character of human sin. She is considered one of the greatest English mystics.


See edition of her book by G. Tyrell, S.J. (1920); study by P. F. Chambers (1955).

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If you want religious language that echoes Bohmian implicate order, look to Meister Eckhart, Juliana of Norwich, "The Cloud of Unknowing," or contemporary writers like Thomas Merton, Joyce Rupp, Diarmuid O'Murchu.
Nothing happens by accident, said Blessed Juliana of Norwich, the 14th-century English mystic; this was a wonderful decision.