Session314
TitleBorders and Borderlands in Medieval and Early Modern Europe, III: Intellectual Boundaries
Date/TimeMonday 3 July 2017: 16.30-18.00
 
SponsorCentre for Medieval Studies, University of Bristol
 
OrganiserAnke Holdenried, Department of History, University of Bristol
 
Moderator/ChairHelen Fulton, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Bristol
 
Paper 314-a Boundaries of Science: Scholastic Branding of Gentile Philosophy as Heresy
(Language: English)
Ann Giletti, Faculty of Theology & Religion, University of Oxford
Index Terms: Philosophy; Religious Life; Science; Theology
Paper 314-b Theology over Enemy Borderlines: Translating Ibn Tumart in 13th-Century Toledo
(Language: English)
Teresa Witcombe, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid / Department of History, University of Exeter
Index Terms: Education; Islamic and Arabic Studies; Theology
Paper 314-c Negotiating the Boundaries of Time: The Hebrew Prophets and 12th-Century Christian Learning
(Language: English)
Anke Holdenried, Department of History, University of Bristol
Index Terms: Biblical Studies; Ecclesiastical History; Theology
 
AbstractThis multi-disciplinary session considers the intellectual strategies at play in literary and religious communication in the 12th and 13th centuries. How, in an intellectual universe comprising Graeco-Roman, Christian, Jewish, and Muslim traditions, did medieval thinkers negotiate the boundaries between different beliefs and cultures?