Julian’s detailed descriptions of Christ’s bleeding body, this article demonstrates, relies on physiological language that she shares with medical discourse. Reading A Revelation of Love alongside medieval medical treatises, such as Bartholomaeus Anglicus’s De proprietatibus rerum or Henry Daniel’s Liber Uricrisiarum, can help us better understand Julian’s theology. She combines theology and medicine to construct a unique picture of a Jesus who, as a man, shares a physiological makeup with all humans and who, as a Savior, connects humans to the divine.

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