IMC 2018: Sessions

Session 330: Mystical Memories, III: How Mystics Remember Hagiography and Literary Motifs

Monday 2 July 2018, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Mystical Theology Network
Organiser:Louise Nelstrop, St Benet's Hall, University of Oxford / Department of Theology & Religious Studies, York St John University
Moderator/Chair:Louise Nelstrop, St Benet's Hall, University of Oxford / Department of Theology & Religious Studies, York St John University
Paper 330-aImitatio Francisci: The Influence of Hagiographic Depictions of Francis of Assisi on the Mystical Writings of Angela of Foligno
(Language: English)
Michael Hahn, School of Divinity, University of St Andrews
Index terms: Hagiography, Language and Literature - Latin, Theology
Paper 330-bMystics Remembering Each Other: Affection, Instruction, and Relationship in the Vitae of Beatrice of Nazareth and Ida of Nivelles
(Language: English)
Lydia Shahan, Institute for the Study of Spirituality, KU Leuven / Ruusbroecgenootschap, Universiteit Antwerpen
Index terms: Hagiography, Language and Literature - Dutch, Language and Literature - Latin, Theology
Paper 330-cBernard's Belching Bride: Remembering the Inexpressible Love of the Soul for God with a Belch
(Language: English)
Philip Liston-Kraft, Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures, Harvard University
Index terms: Language and Literature - Latin, Sermons and Preaching, Theology
Abstract

The purpose of this session is to explore ways in which mystics remember – both through their engagement with hagiography and through the use of literary motifs.