Things to Look For in Julian: Ch. 41-86

 

1. Why is prayer important for Julian? What is it, for her?

2. What is the relationship between the soul and the senses? (45-46, and later)

3. What is the significance of the lord/servant metaphor? (51)

4. Julian makes extensive use of the "Jesus as Mother" image. What does it mean, for her? (52, 57-62)

5. Julian says: "I saw no difference between God and our substance, but, as it were, all God..." (54) Is she a pantheist? If not, why not?

6. Julian regularly uses the idea of sensuality. What part does this play in her theology?

7. Julian returns to the question of sin (63-72). How does this relate to what she says earlier? How does it relate to fear, which she discusses right after this section?