Now that the semester has ended, I am beginning to work on a new painting. It is based on Western medieval depictions of the side-wound of Christ.
In the spirit of school starting in little over a week, here are some free talks for the medieval/early-modern history fans out there, especially those interested in the body, food, illness, punishment, and so on. (I’ve also thrown in one lecture on early medieval Latin song with my dear M. in mind.)
(Note: The following post was made previous to my conversion to Eastern Orthodoxy. I very much acknowledge, recognize and understand the problematic nature of Franciscan spirituality in general; however, I remain inspired by the writings of St. Clare in particular.) Adapted directly and faithfully from Clare’s letter to Ermentrude of Bruges: Gaze upon Him, consider […]
(Note: The following post was made previous to my conversion to Eastern Orthodoxy.) The feast day of St. Catherine of Siena is April 29th.