Thursday, November 5, 2009
Bodily Effects of Visions
A reminder that Professor Gabor Klaniczay of the Central European University (Budapest), one of the world's leading experts in popular religion, saints' cults, magic, and witchcraft, will be speaking at Rutgers on Monday, 9 November, at 5:00 p.m., in Van Dyck Hall room 301. His presentation, "Bodily Effects of Visions: The Medieval Evidence," will treat visible marks of human interaction with the supernatural, and the uncertainty surrounding their interpretation (as mystical contact with God or as demonic), with special attention to the most famous physical mark of such contact, the stigmata.
Posted by Nicola Masciandaro at 5:53 AM