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Julian of Norwich: a medieval take on lockdown and how to survive it

A short video series by Canon Missioner, The Revd Dr Emma Pennington

In this 6-part series on the 14th-century English anchoress and mystic, Rev’d Dr Emma Pennington, who holds a doctorate in Julian of Norwich from Oxford University, reflects on the relevance of Julian and her writings for us today.

Emma has devoted long years of reflection and study to the writings of Julian of Norwich and her new book ‘At the Foot of the Cross with Julian of Norwich’ is published by BRF on 24 July 2020. At the heart of the book is the intriguing question: ‘How is it that a woman from the late 14th century, about whom we know hardly anything at all, comes to be named time and again as one of the most influential figures in some people’s lives today?’. Click here to find out more.

Episode One: Why did Julian self-isolate?

Episode Two: What was self-isolation like for Julian?

Episode Three: How did Julian survive self isolation?

Episode Four: The Fruits of Julian’s Isolation

Episode Five: The Revelations of Divine Love

Episode Six: The People’s Julian

‘At the Foot of the Cross with Julian of Norwich’ – Rev’d Dr Emma Pennington in conversation

Join Canon Emma in conversation with her husband, Jonathan Arnold, as she discusses her new book on the 14th-century English anchoress and mystic, Julian of Norwich: ‘At the Foot of the Cross with Julian of Norwich’. Find out more at https://www.brfonline.org.uk/collections/spirituality/products/at-the-foot-of-the-cross-with-julian-of-norwich

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