Session Title

Baptismal Spaces and Their Decoration: Making a Christian Community

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Anne Derbes, Amy Neff

Organizer Affiliation

Hood College, Univ. of Tennessee-Knoxville

Presider Name

Anne Derbes

Paper Title 1

Liminal Bodies, Transfigured Minds: Visualizing Perichoresis in the Albenga Baptistery

Presenter 1 Name

Nathan Dennis

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Johns Hopkins Univ.

Paper Title 2

Baptismal Buildings as Signs of Sovereignty in the Italic World

Presenter 2 Name

Areli Marina

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

Paper Title 3

Fountains of Life, Death, and Everything in Between: Late Medieval Font Covers in English Parish Churches

Presenter 3 Name

Sarah Blick

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Kenyon College

Start Date

8-5-2014 10:00 AM

Session Location

Schneider 1280

Description

From early Christianity into the fifteenth century, towns spent lavishly to build and decorate their baptisteries. The papers in this session explore aspects of baptisteries and the works of art, pictorial or sculptural, commissioned for them, in Italy and England.

Anne Derbes

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May 8th, 10:00 AM

Baptismal Spaces and Their Decoration: Making a Christian Community

Schneider 1280

From early Christianity into the fifteenth century, towns spent lavishly to build and decorate their baptisteries. The papers in this session explore aspects of baptisteries and the works of art, pictorial or sculptural, commissioned for them, in Italy and England.

Anne Derbes