Session Title

"Renewed in Each Sex": Women and Men in the Rediscovered Life of Saint Francis of Assisi

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Franciscan Institute, St. Bonaventure Univ.; Women in the Franciscan Intellectual Tradition (WIFIT)

Organizer Name

Diane V. Tomkinson, OSF

Organizer Affiliation

Neumann Univ.

Presider Name

Diane V. Tomkinson, OSF

Paper Title 1

Thomas of Celano's Rediscovered Life of St. Francis: Where Have Clare and the Sisters Gone?

Presenter 1 Name

Jean-François Godet-Calogeras

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Franciscan Institute, St. Bonaventure Univ.

Paper Title 2

The Lost First Companion of Saint Francis

Presenter 2 Name

Kevin Elphick

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Franciscan Brothers of the Resurrection

Paper Title 3

"Invoked by the Bystanders": Francis of Assisi and the Faithful Laity in the Vita brevior

Presenter 3 Name

Darleen Pryds

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Franciscan School of Theology

Start Date

11-5-2017 3:30 PM

Session Location

Bernhard 213

Description

Papers will examine the implications of Thomas of Celano's rediscovered "vita brevior" for understanding relationships among medieval women and men associated with Francis of Assisi and the early Franciscan movement, from Francis' earliest companion, to Clare and her sisters, to female and male lay petitioners in the miracle accounts of the "Rediscovered Life"

Diane V. Tomkinson

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May 11th, 3:30 PM

"Renewed in Each Sex": Women and Men in the Rediscovered Life of Saint Francis of Assisi

Bernhard 213

Papers will examine the implications of Thomas of Celano's rediscovered "vita brevior" for understanding relationships among medieval women and men associated with Francis of Assisi and the early Franciscan movement, from Francis' earliest companion, to Clare and her sisters, to female and male lay petitioners in the miracle accounts of the "Rediscovered Life"

Diane V. Tomkinson