posted on Apr, 11 2003 @ 03:15 PM
was likely a spectacular case of channelling....
It's not hard to picture the spirit of a slain French general, possessing her, and then releasing her after the battle. This seems to fit into most
accounts of her state of mind before and after a battle, but of course, is just a theory. Joan, in accordance with her religion, instead saw the
intruder as a message from God. This would explain how she was able to fight trained soldiers, and still survive, even though a peasant...she was
simply operating under another's knowledge and skill at the time.