Historian of medieval Marian devotion, Rachel Fulton Brown, Ph.D., will deliver SLU’s 2016 Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Annual Lecture Annual Lecture.
The lecture will take place at 4:15 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, in the Pere Marquette Gallery of DuBourg Hall.
Brown is a professor at the University of Chicago and one of the leading historians of the development of Marian piety in the High Middle Ages. Her many publications include From Judgment to Passion: Devotion to Christ and the Virgin Mary, 800-1200 (Columbia University Press) and Mary in the Scriptures: The Unexpurgated Tradition (Marquette University Press). The title of Brown's lecture will be "Mary and the Art of Prayer: The Hours of the Virgin in Medieval Christian Life and Thought."
The 2016 SMRS Annaul Lecture is free and open to the public. A wine and cheese reception will follow.
For more than two decades, the CMRS Annual Lecture has brought some of the most accomplished scholars of the medieval and early modern worlds to SLU and the St Louis region. For more information on the lecture, visit the CMRS website.