First-Year Seminar: Saints and Society


The topic of this course is saints and society in medieval and early modern Europe. It will explore the complex relationships between exceptional holy men and women, the historical settings in which they lived, and the religious and cultural traditions on which they drew. It will consider saints as both embodiments of the highest ideals of their societies and radical challenges to ordinary patterns of social existence. Course enrollment preference is given to first-year students.
Course Attributes: EN H; FYS; BU Hum; BU IS; AS HUM; AS LCD; FA HUM; AR HUM

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First-Year Seminar: Saints and Society
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