The Politics 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: Peter Lake and Michael Questier, The Trials of Margaret Clitherow: Persecution, Martyrdom, and the Politics of Sanctity in Early Modern England (London, 2011), especially chapter 3.*
Gillian Ahlgren, Teresa of Avila and the Politics of Sanctity (Ithaca, 1996).

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

Early Modern Catholicism

Audience: Open to all