Old Hag Terrorizes a Supine Victim. Courtesy of Henry Fuseli’s 1781 oil painting, “The Nightmare, which some people believe is a classic depiction of sleep paralysis viewed as a demonic attack. commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:John_Henry_Fuseli_-_The_Nightmare.JPG

Could Old Hag Syndrome Be Sleep Paralysis?

Is it possible that Old Hag Syndrome and Sleep Paralysis are the same malady? People have written about this phenomenon since ancient times. What are these afflictions and what do they have in common?

View of St. Peter Square and Rome, Vatican

Inventing the Individual: A Review

The Christian vision articulated by mediaeval canon lawyers was that every individual is an equal soul despite differences in their social roles.