Session 1012: Orthodoxy and Heresy in Representation of the Holy Family, I: The Holy Family in Medieval England
Wednesday 15 July 2009, 09.00-10.30
|Moderator/Chair:||Pamela M. King, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Bristol|
|Paper 1012-a||Why God Keeps Sending His Angels: Domestic Disturbance and Joseph's Doubts about Mary in Chester and York|
Index terms: Gender Studies, Language and Literature - Middle English, Performance Arts - Drama
|Paper 1012-b||Apocryphal Stories of Jesus's Childhood|
Index terms: Daily Life, Hagiography, Lay Piety, Social History
The nature and history of the Holy Family was a central touchstone in debates about religious orthodoxy across Europe and throughout the Middle Ages. This session brings together papers exploring problems raised by English representations.