The Material Culture of Sanctity

early modern catholicism

An interdisciplinary lunchtime discussion group meeting to consider new approaches to sanctity in the early modern world, particularly intended for graduate students and early career researchers, but all are warmly invited to attend. The starred text below will form the starting point for discussion. Free sandwich lunch provided. Contact to confirm participation.


Reading: Katrina Olds, ‘The Ambiguities of the Holy: Authenticating Relics in Seventeenth-Century Spain’, Renaissance Quarterly, 65 (2012), pp. 135-184.*
Tracy Elizabeth Cooper and Marcia B. Hall eds., The Sensuous in the Counter-Reformation Church (Cambridge, 2013).

Conveners: Nicholas Davidson, Tom Hamilton, Katie McKeogh, Emma Turnbull

Early Modern Catholicism

Audience: Open to all