Elsbeth Stagel (c.1300-1360), likely the daughter of a councilor from Zurich, was the prioress of the Dominican Second Order convent of Töß and the spiritual daughter of the Rhineland Dominican mystic Heinrich Suso. 771 more words
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2 Upcoming Conference Presentations on Christian Attitudes towards Silence in Dionysius and Maimonides
I have two upcoming conference papers which explore the understanding of silence developed by Christian theologians of the Middle Ages through their reading of Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite and Moses Maimonides. 485 more words
So much that still resonates with us now can be traced back to this generation.
Let’s start in the oases of central Asia. Earlier in the century the Mongols had devastated a swathe of cities that saw the flowering of Persian culture. 1,146 more words