"The Cult of the Holy Blood: Manifestations in Southwest Germany from the Middle Ages to the 19th Century" a talk by Johannes Dillinger

A talk by Kratter Visiting Professor Johannes Dillinger, Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History, Oxford Brookes University. Dillinger will discuss the three oldest Holy Blood shrines in long term perspective, comparing the legends and their origins, examining the forms the cults of the Holy Blood took (including pilgrimages), and discussing the interrelation of the shrines with each other, with critical theologians, and with the ecclesiastical authorities in Rome and the diocese of Constance.

When:
Monday, October 11, 2010. 4:15 PM.
Approximate duration of 1 hour(s).
Where:
Lane History Corner, room 307 (Map)
Audience:
Faculty/Staff
Alumni/Friends
General Public
Students
Members
Tags:
Lecture / Reading
Sponsor:
History Department
Contact:
650-723-2651
sharig@stanford.edu
Admission:

This event is free and open to the Stanford community

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