The Writings of Julian of Norwich as Accomodation and Subversion

Julian’s status as presumed virginal celibate female mystic and anchoress (hermit) separated her from, and elevated
her above, the conventional status of “woman” during the medieval period


Light in the Dark Ages

A strong emphasis on patient-centered and interdisciplinary care was evident in many of the areas of Islamic medicine during the Dark Ages. The achievements of Islamic physicians during the Dark Ages also demonstrates the importance of strong communication within the global medical field, as the presence of avenues for global academic communication could have eliminated much of the disparity in medical care in different parts of the world over subsequent centuries.