Session 215: Border Issues, I: Spirits between Heaven and Hell
Monday 13 July 2009, 14.15-15.45
|Moderator/Chair:||Alaric Hall, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki|
|Paper 215-a||Neutral in Name Only?: The Motif of the 'Neutral Angel'|
Index terms: Folk Studies, Language and Literature - German, Monasticism, Theology
|Paper 215-b||Borderline: Double-Edged Spirits in Vincenzo Cicogna's Angelorum et daemonum nomina et attributa|
Index terms: Biblical Studies, Ecclesiastical History, Hagiography, Manuscripts and Palaeography
|Paper 215-c||Angels and 'Daemons': Transformative Ideas about their Respective Roles in the Late 15th Century|
Index terms: Learning (The Classical Inheritance), Philosophy, Theology
This session explores various boundary issues and ambivalent supernatural presences in a range of sources.
These comments are all the more interesting as the piece was dedicated to Cardinal Giulio Antonio Santorio, Prefect of the Supreme Council of the Roman and Universal Inquisition, who participated in such heresy processes as those against Giordano Bruno and King Henry IV of France, and was personal consultant of seven popes.