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The Patristic Legacy in Early Modern Culture - 30/09/2019, Cambridge (England)

Registration is now open for 'The Patristic Legacy in Early Modern Culture’, which will be held on Monday 30 September at Queens’ College, Cambridge. Speakers will address the wide-ranging legacy (chronologically and geographically) of the Church Fathers from a range of disciplinary perspectives. Professor Karla Pollmann (Bristol) will give a keynote lecture on the topic 'We are what we read or we read what we are? The reception of Augustine of Hippo as a case-study’.

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 30/09/2019

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Queen's College, University of Cambridge (Cambridge, England)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Odile Panetta; EloiseDavies; Thomas Langley.

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9:45-10.10 – Coffee and registration

10.10-10.15 – Introductory remarks

10.15-11.10 – Keynote: Karla Pollmann (Bristol), 'We are what we read or we read what we are? The reception of Augustine of Hippo as a case-study'

11.10-11.30 – Break

11.30-12.30 – First panel: Complexities of the canon

Christa Lundberg (Cambridge), 'Guillaume Budé and the post-Apostolic career of Ps. Dionysius the Areopagite'

Paolo Sachet (Milan), 'The Younger or the Elder? The problematic reception of the two Arnobiuses in the Sixteenth Century'

Chair: Richard Serjeantson (Cambridge)

12.30-14.00 – Lunch break

14.00-15.00 – Second panel: Constructing Christian community

Radu Mustata (Mainz), 'The Syriac Patristic legacy and Catholic Accommodatio in Malabar in the age of the Synod of Diamper (1599)'

Sara González Castrejón (San Martín de Porres), 'In the name of the Fathers: Patristic iconography at the rescue of a re-invented religious order (Mercedarians in the Peruvian central Andes)'

Blaithin Hurley (Cork), 'The divisive cult of Pope Gregory the Great in an Irish Protestant Cathedral'

Chair: Simone Maghenzani (Cambridge)

15.00-15.20 – Break

15.20-16.20 – Third panel: The Greek legacy

Sam Kennerley (Cambridge), 'The contested legacy of Theodoret of Cyrus in Counter-Reformation Rome'

Ioannis Kyriakantonakis (Athens), 'Patristic sources of early modern Greek ecclesiastical history'

Chair: Scott Mandelbrote (Cambridge)

16.20-16.40 – Break

16.40-17.30 – Roundtable: New directions in early modern patristics

Panelists: Katrin Ettenhuber (Cambridge), Ezra Horbury (UCL), David Manning (Leicester)

Chair: Richard Rex (Cambridge)

17.30-18.30 – Drinks reception

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