Body, Culture, Religion Byzantine Views

Body, Culture, Religion Byzantine Views, Brown University, March 12, 2016, 1:00–6:00 pm

A symposium at Brown University. This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies and the Royce Family Professorships.


Session 1
Picturing Psalms: Pilgrims’ Processions in Late Antique Jerusalem
Georgia Frank, Colgate University
Holy Oil: Fragrance and Touch in Byzantine Piety
Susan Harvey, Brown University
The Virgin Mary and the Natural World: Byzantine Conceptions of Sacrament and Creation
Mary Cunningham, Nottingham University

Session 2
Teenagers of Byzantium
Leslie Brubaker, Birmingham University
Dissolving Bodies in Byzantium
Thomas Arentzen, University of Oslo/Brown University
Panel: Reflections on Lay Piety and Religious Culture
Vasileios Marinis, Institute of Sacred Music, Divinity School, Yale University;  James Skedros, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

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