IMC 2008: Sessions

Session 1106: Texts and Buildings: The Setting of Late Medieval Devotion in England

Wednesday 9 July 2008, 11.15-12.45

Organiser:Paul Barnwell, Kellogg College, University of Oxford
Moderator/Chair:Sarah M. Hamilton, Department of History, University of Exeter
Paper 1106-aReading the Passion: Text, Image, and Devotional Space in the Life of Elizabeth of Spalbeek
(Language: English)
Sarah Macmillan, Department of English, University of Birmingham
Index terms: Architecture - Religious, Language and Literature - Middle English, Lay Piety, Religious Life
Paper 1106-bAffective Piety in the Parish Church: The Living and the Dead
(Language: English)
Paul Barnwell, Kellogg College, University of Oxford
Index terms: Architecture - Religious, Language and Literature - Middle English, Lay Piety, Religious Life
Paper 1106-cThe Use of Ecclesiastical Upper Chambers and Galleries for Private Devotion in the Later Medieval Period
(Language: English)
Toby J. Huitson, School of History, University of Kent
Index terms: Architecture - Religious, Lay Piety, Religious Life
Abstract

The relationship between affective religious texts and the physical spaces in which they may have been read will be discussed, with a particular focus on the use of parish churches.