J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 50:659-664 doi:10.1136/jnnp.50.6.659
  • Research Article

St Paul and temporal lobe epilepsy.


Evidence is offered to suggest a neurological origin for Paul's ecstatic visions. Paul's physical state at the time of his conversion is discussed and related to these ecstatic experiences. It is postulated that both were manifestations of temporal lobe epilepsy.