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IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 1010: Grundmann's Legacy, I: Grundmann's Method, Narrative, and Practice

Wednesday 8 July 2015, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Center for Medieval & Early Modern Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder
Organisers:Jennifer Kolpacoff Deane, Division of Social Science, University of Minnesota, Morris
Anne E. Lester, Department of History, University of Colorado, Boulder
Moderator/Chair:R. I. Moore, School of History, Classics & Archaeology, Newcastle University
Paper 1010-aGrundmann: Historian of Religious Practice
(Language: English)
Jörg Feuchter, Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Historiography - Modern Scholarship, Lay Piety, Religious Life
Paper 1010-b'Gottgläubig': Herbert Grundmann, Religion, and National Socialism
(Language: English)
Letha Böhringer, Historisches Institut, Universität zu Köln
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Historiography - Modern Scholarship, Religious Life
Paper 1010-cGrundmann, Religionsgeschichte, and the Paradigm of Catharism
(Language: English)
Mark Gregory Pegg, Department of History, Washington University in St Louis
Index terms: Historiography - Modern Scholarship, Lay Piety

2015 marks the 80th anniversary of the first publication of Herbert Grundmann's monumental study Religious Movements in the Middle Ages and the 20th anniversary of its translation into English. Part of a strand exploring the origins and impact of Grundmann's historiographical legacy, this session investigates historical influences of the 1930s on his analytical frameworks and methodology. Of particular interest is the relationship between his conception of 'religious movements' in the context of National Socialism, Geistesgeschichte and Marxism.