Session Title

Monastic Ethics in the Long Twelfth Century

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Centre for Catholic Studies, Durham Univ.

Organizer Name

Jay Diehl

Organizer Affiliation

Long Island Univ.-C. W. Post Campus

Presider Name

Diane Reilly

Presider Affiliation

Indiana Univ.-Bloomington

Paper Title 1

"Ueraciter in carne experietur":The Ethics of Knowing in Isaac of Stella

Presenter 1 Name

Sigbjorn Sonnesyn

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Durham Univ.

Paper Title 2

The Writing Dead: Letters, the Rule, and the Ethics of Lay Spiritual Instruction, ca. 1000-1200

Presenter 2 Name

Christopher D. Fletcher

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Newberry Library

Paper Title 3

When Charisma Fails: Negotiating Ethics in Twelfth-Century Monastic Culture

Presenter 3 Name

Jay Diehl

Start Date

12-5-2017 10:00 AM

Session Location

Bernhard 211

Description

This session will bring together scholars offering new perspectives on the role and form of ethics within the rich monastic intellectual culture. New research on the availability of texts of moral theology in monasteries, and new analyses of how ethics and moral theology was fundamental to monastic intellectual and cultural life, provides a basis for a new synthesis of monastic ethics in this golden age of western monastic intellectual culture. This session offers a contribution towards such a synthesis.

Jay Diehl

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May 12th, 10:00 AM

Monastic Ethics in the Long Twelfth Century

Bernhard 211

This session will bring together scholars offering new perspectives on the role and form of ethics within the rich monastic intellectual culture. New research on the availability of texts of moral theology in monasteries, and new analyses of how ethics and moral theology was fundamental to monastic intellectual and cultural life, provides a basis for a new synthesis of monastic ethics in this golden age of western monastic intellectual culture. This session offers a contribution towards such a synthesis.

Jay Diehl